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Special Notice #394: Observations of b Persei urgently requested

January 12, 2015: Photometry by P. Benni (AAVSO observer code BPAD; Massachusetts, United States), D. Collins (CDK; North Carolina, United States), F. Campos (CFRA; Catalunya, Spain), and F. Melillo (MFR; New York, United States) suggest that b Persei may have entered eclipse around JD 2457033.6 (2015 January 11.1 UT). Time-series photometric observations of this bright star are urgently requested beginning immediately, and continuing for the next two weeks (through at least 2015 January 26 UT) and possibly beyond.

Alert Notice 506: Alpha Com eclipse observing campaign

January 16, 2015:  THIS CAMPAIGN HAS BEEN CANCELLED. PLEASE SEE AAVSO SPECIAL NOTICE #395 FOR DETAILS.

 

December 5, 2014: Drs. Matthew W. Muterspaugh and Gregory W. Henry (Tennessee State University) have requested AAVSO observers' assistance in monitoring the possible Algol-like binary star alpha Com before, during, and after the eclipse they have predicted for mid-to-late January 2015.

Alert Notice 495: Bright Type-Ia Supernova PSN J09554214+6940260 and Observing Campaign

January 22, 2014

Event: Supernova in M82 (Ursa Major) = PSN J09554214+6940260

Discovery by: Stephen J. Fossey (University College London Observatory)

Discovery magnitude
: 11.7 V

Discovery date: 2014 January 21.81 UT

Coordinates: R.A. = 09 55 42.15, Decl.= +69 40 25.8 (2000.0)
PSN J09554214+6940260 is offset 54" west, 21" south from the nucleus of M82

Late Superhumps in WZ Sge

The following message was sent by Dr. Tom Marsh (Dept. of Physics, University of Warwick) to the AAVSO Discussion Group on Wed., Aug. 15, 2001:

Dear Observers,

Alert Notice 241: Request to monitor 2138+43 SS Cygni for observations with HST, EUVE, and RXTE AND Note about Alert Notices and News Flashes

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF VARIABLE STAR OBSERVERS
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 AAVSO ALERT NOTICE 241 (October 10, 1997)

REQUEST TO MONITOR 2138+43 SS CYGNI FOR OBSERVATIONS WITH HST, EUVE, AND RXTE

Alert Notice 242: Superoutburst of 2110+13 EF Pegasi AND Request to monitor 0749+22 U Geminorum for observations with EUVE and RXTE

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF VARIABLE STAR OBSERVERS
25 Birch Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
INTERNET: aavso@aavso.org
Tel. 617-354-0484   FAX 617-354-0665

AAVSO ALERT NOTICE 242 (November 3, 1997)

SUPEROUTBURST OF 2110+13 EF PEGASI

Alert Notice 257: Request to monitor 2138+43 SS Cygni for multiwavelength observations

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF VARIABLE STAR OBSERVERS
25 Birch Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
INTERNET:  aavso@aavso.org
Tel. 617-354-0484       FAX 617-354-0665

AAVSO ALERT NOTICE 257 (April 28, 1999)

REQUEST TO MONITOR 2138+43 SS CYGNI FOR MULTIWAVELENGTH OBSERVATIONS

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