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Alert Notice 700: EE Cep observing campaign 2020-2021

Note:  Please continue observations at a cadence of 1 observation per week at least through 2021 June 15. See the post by Principal Investigator Dariusz Kubicki in the forum threads for this campaign (URLs below).  -  Elizabeth O. Waagen, 2020 June 29

 

The eclipse of EE Cep has occurred but continued monitoring is requested to establish post-eclipse behavior.  - Elizabeth O. Waagen, 2020 May 21

Alert Notice 699: V386 Ser HST observing schedule revised

Note: The HST observations of V386 Ser will take place Friday, 2020 February 28. Positive observations are CRITICAL for the nights of Feb 26-27 and 27-28. Please report observations immediately. - Elizabeth O. Waagen, 2020 February 26

February 14, 2020

Alert Notice 698: V386 Ser to be observed with HST

Note: Please see AAVSO Alert Notice 699 for updated HST schedule and observing instructions. - Elizabeth O. Waagen, February 14 2020.

February 7, 2020

Alert Notice 695: HST to observe V694 Mon (MWC 560)

Note: Note: The Chandra observations took place, and Dr. Karovaska requests continued monitoring of V694 Mon (MWC 560) until further notice.  -  Elizabeth O. Waagen, 17 April 2020

Alert Notice 694: Spectroscopy of gamma Cas requested

Note: Principal Investigator Ernst Pollmann particularly requests higher-resolution (at least 10000) spectra of gam Cas.  -  Elizabeth O. Waagen, 21 May 2020

January 31, 2020

AAVSO Forum threads (scroll to the bottom of a thread for latest posts):
- Campaigns and Observation Reports: https://www.aavso.org/gam-cas-campaign
- Spectroscopy: https://www.aavso.org/gam-cas-campaign-01

Alert Notice 693: V582 Mon monitoring requested

January 24, 2020

AAVSO Forum threads (scroll to the bottom of a thread for latest posts):
  -   Campaigns and Observing Reports: https://www.aavso.org/v582-mon-campaign-2020
  -   Young Stellar Objects: https://www.aavso.org/v582-mon-campaign-2020-01

Alert Notice 692: V694 Mon (MWC 560) to be observed with Chandra

Note: Note: Observations of V694 Mon are scheduled for 11 March 2020 with HST, and for 22 March 2020 with XMM. Please continue to observe as indicated in Alert Notice 695 but with the high-intensity coverage taking place March 9 through March 14 and March 19 through March 25.  -  Elizabeth O. Waagen, 6 March 2020

Alert Notice 691: Request for immediate photometric monitoring of the fading star ASASSN-V J060000.76-310027.83

Note: As of 2020 March 2, Dr. Kenworthy asks that the campaign continue. He writes that "...the ring eclipse seems to have finished, but the star's overall brightness is slowly dropping. I don't think the story is over...the star is now 0.3 magnitudes fainter than its out of eclipse levels - still something interesting going on!" Please continue observations as described below until further notice.  -  Elizabeth O. Waagen, 2 March 2020

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