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HL CMA entering standstill

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lmk
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HL CMA entering standstill

This UGZ type appears to be beginning a standstill phase over the past few weeks. It might be an opportune time for someone interested in researching these behaviors in more detail!

Mike

 

 

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Will put it back in observing schedule

Hi,

will put this star back in my observing schedule.

Josch

lmk
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Thank you Josch, I see your

Thank you Josch, I see your prior photometry was pretty accurate. I thought this target may be quite challenging for CCD, given the background glare from Sirius!

Mike

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Looks like some more

Looks like some more observations have been coming in, and its still holding very steady at 12.1V, going on 4-5 days now.

I think it would be very interesting if someone could get a spectrum of this during standstill and compare the differences with normal outburst cycles? However, I am not technically knowledgable enough about the process, to say if the light contamination from Sirius would make this accurate or doable?

Maybe multi-color photometry could be interesting too?

Mike

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