symbiotic variable

Alert Notice 738: R Aqr monitoring needed in support of Chandra and HST observations

Note:  The HST observations were successfully obtained. Please continue to observe R Aqr until further notice.  -  Elizabeth O. Waagen, July 6, 2021

Note: The Chandra observations have been completed. The HST observations will take place 2021 May 13 10:57:01 - 18:08:28 UT.  -  Elizabeth O. Waagen, May 4, 2021

April 5, 2021

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

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

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 below 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 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 689: R Aqr monitoring needed in support of HST and Chandra observations

Note:  Continued observations in all bands (particularly B and V) and spectroscopy are extremely important. Please continue nightly observations until further notice.  -  Elizabeth O. Waagen, 31 January 2020

Note: The exact schedules for the Chandra and HST observations of R Aqr (Alert Notice 689) are as follow:

Chandra (UT)  Note that this date is EARLIER than given in Alert Notice 689.
12 Jan 2020 00:13:21.409 - 12 Jan 2020 14:06:41

Alert Notice 665: R Aqr observations needed urgently

Note: Dr. Margarita Karovska (Center for Astrophysics|Harvard & Smithsonian) is also urgently requesting BVRI photometry, visual observations, and spectroscopy of R Aqr through (at least) the end of the observing season. - Elizabeth O. Waagen, August 5, 2019

Note: R Aqr is out of its seasonal gap and is increasingly observable. Continued coverage is requested as described below until further notice. - Elizabeth O. Waagen, May 3, 2019