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Alert Notice 533: Coverage of V5668 Sgr (Nova Sgr 2015 No. 2) requested in support of HST spectroscopy
October 30, 2015: Dr. Peter Kuin (Mullard Space Science Laboratory, University College London) and colleagues in the Swift Nova group have requested AAVSO observers' assistance in multicolor monitoring of V5668 Sgr (Nova Sgr 2015 No. 2, see AAVSO Alert Notices 512, 519) in support of an upcoming spectroscopic observation with the Hubble Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS).
August 20, 2015: Prof. Simon Jeffery (Armagh Observatory; Trinity College Dublin) has requested photometric monitoring of the pulsating helium and zirconium-rich hot subdwarf LS IV -14 116 in support of upcoming HST and VLT/UVES spectroscopy. AAVSO observations will supplement photometry due to be obtained with the SAAO 1.0-m and IAC 0.8-m telescopes from 18 August to 2 September 2015. Photometry is requested beginning immediately through 2 September.
Correction: In the text below, the date of the detection by the Swift satellite was incorrectly given as 2015 June 16.77197 UT. The correct date is 2015 June 15.77197 UT.
Our sincere apologies for this error!
July 1, 2015:
April 16, 2015: Further to AAVSO Alert Notice 513, Dr. Paula Szkody (University of Washington) informs us that the HST observations for the cataclysmic variable GW Lib have been scheduled for
2015 April 22 04:04:36 - 09:00:06 UT.
March 18, 2015: Dr. Paula Szkody, University of Washington, has requested our help in monitoring the cataclysmic variable GW Lib for upcoming Hubble Space Telescope observations, scheduled to be made during the window 2015 April 22-25 UT. Dr. Szkody also observed this object with HST in March 2011 and March 2010 (see AAVSO Alert Notices 433 and 417, respectively).
March 15, 2010: Further to AAVSO Alert Notice 418, the AAVSO requests intensive monitoring of the cataclysmic variable V842 Cen in support of Dr. Paula Szkody's upcoming Hubble Space Telescope observations beginning now (2010 March 15.85; JD 2455271.35) and continuing through 2010 March 19. Observations are requested to show HST ground controllers that the system remains faint and is therefore safe to observe.