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Special Notice #229: Outburst of FS Aurigae

January 24, 2011: Further to AAVSO Alert Notice 428 (2010 Nov 30), the dwarf nova FS Aurigae appears to be in outburst.  The outburst was detected by P. Lake (Wonga Park, Victoria, Australia) at V=14.332 on 2011 Jan 24.0902 (JD 2455585.5902), and confirmed shortly after by R.

Message From The Committee Chair

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Update of AAVSO Supernova Search Committee Web page November 1999 by the Rev. Robert Evans, then Committee Chair

The original web page for the AAVSO Supernova Search Committee contains a range of materials, including the text of the AAVSO Supernova Search Manual, and several other items of news about aspects of amateur supernova research.

Supernova Search Observing Program

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