EG Cancri in outburst (12.5 mag)!

Association Francaise des Observateurs d'Etoiles Variables (AFOEV)
Fri, 10/05/2018 - 06:34

EG Cancri (UGWZ)

Visual magnitude estimates by P. Schmeer, Bischmisheim, Germany:
CNCEG 20180930.15 <134 SPK
CNCEG 20181005.147 125 SPK
Sequence: AAVSO
Instrument: 203-mm SCT

Latest ASAS-SN Sky Patrol (Shappee et al. 2014ApJ...788...48S and Kochanek et al. 2017PASP..129j4502K) observations:…
CNCEG 20180924.633 <15.59V ASN
CNCEG 20180925.486 <16.16g ASN
CNCEG 20181001.621 <16.16V ASN

The previously recorded superoutburst was detected by me on 1996 Nov. 30 (IAUC 6513):

Time-resolved photometry is urgently required.

Clear skies,