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ASASSN-18lc: likely dwarf nova outburst (13.0 mag) in Hydra

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ASASSN-18lc: likely dwarf nova outburst (13.0 mag) in Hydra

ASASSN-18lc (UG:)
https://www.aavso.org/vsx/index.php?view=detail.top&oid=621317

10:06:37.11 -18:25:11.7 2018-05-24.07 12.67
CV candidate, matches to PS1 g=21.0, g>17.9 on 2018-05-21.00, g=13.0 on 2018-05-24.08.
http://www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/~assassin/transients.html

ASASSN-18lc 20180521.00 <179g ASN
ASASSN-18lc 20180524.08 130g ASN

Large amplitude outburst (WZ Sge-type dwarf nova?)
Time-resolved photometry is urgently required.

Clear skies,
Patrick

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