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Possible outburst of ASASSN-17fp

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stellakafka
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Possible outburst of ASASSN-17fp

Friends,

 

Prof Tom Marsh just notified us about a possible second outburst of the AM CVn candidate ASASSN-17fp (RA = 18 08 51.10, Dec = -73 04 04.2); it seems to be brightening quickly, after dropping by 2.5mag only a week ago. Prof. Marsh requests observations of the source as frequently as possible. If you can reach far in the south, please add it to your target list!

 

An announcement of the star’s discovery was presented as an ATEL here:

http://www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=10354

 

Thank you in advance for your consideration.

Best wishes – clear skies,

Stella.

AAVSO 49 Bay State Rd. Cambridge, MA 02138 aavso@aavso.org 617-354-0484