XMM-Newton

Alert Notice 517: Monitoring of AM Her urgently requested in support of XMM-Newton and NuSTAR observations

April 2, 2015: Dr. Axel Schwope (Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam, Germany) has requested AAVSO observers' assistance in monitoring the magnetic variable AM Her in support of upcoming XMM-Newton plus NuSTAR (Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array) observations.

The XMM-Newton observations are scheduled for 2015 April 06 02:37:02-15:07:02 UT. The NuSTAR observations have not been made final yet but are expected to run longer. A Special Notice will be issued when the NuSTAR schedule is known.

Special Notice #197: Request for time-series photometry of U Sco

March 2, 2010: Dr. Bradley Schaefer (LSU) requests intensive time-series observations of U Scorpii beginning immediately and continuing through 2010 March 4 08:00 UT (JD 2455259.83). These observations are requested in support of coincident X-ray photometry by the XMM-Newton satellite. The XMM-Newton observations, requested by Dr. Jan-Uwe Ness (ESA), will investigate the X-ray behavior of U Sco during its transition from outburst back to quiescence.

Alert Notice 493: Request to monitor BP Tau in support of Chandra X-ray observations

December 18, 2013: Dr. Hans Moritz Guenther (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics) has requested nightly observations of the classical T Tauri star BP Tau in support of upcoming Chandra X-ray observations in his study of the accretion processes underway in this star.

Alert Notice 290: Supernova 2001el in NGC 1448 (Horologium) AND Request to monitor cataclysmic variables for XMM-Newton observations

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF VARIABLE STAR OBSERVERS
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AAVSO ALERT NOTICE 290 (September 20, 2001)

0341-44B  SUPERNOVA 2001el IN NGC 1448 (HOROLOGIUM)

Alert Notice 322: Multicolor CCD campaign for AM Her to support XMM Newton observations AND BP Hyi eclipsing binary campaign

July 14, 2005

SUBJECT:
1. MULTICOLOR CCD CAMPAIGN FOR AM HER TO SUPPORT XMM NEWTON OBSERVATIONS
2. BP HYI ECLIPSING BINARY CAMPAIGN


1. MULTICOLOR CCD CAMPAIGN FOR AM HER TO SUPPORT XMM NEWTON OBSERVATIONS

Summary
The polar AM Her is going to be observed with the XMM Newton satellite observatory later this month. We have been asked to coordinate multicolor CCD ground based photometry during the observing periods.

Alert Notice 332: Request to monitor V426 Oph for XMM Newton observations

January 18, 2006

SUBJECT: REQUEST TO MONITOR V426 OPH FOR XMM-NEWTON OBSERVATIONS

Dr. Darren Baskill, University of Leicester, has requested optical observations of the cataclysmic variable star V426 Oph to coincide with upcoming XMM-Newton observations.

1803+05 V426 Oph is located at RA: 18:07:51.7 and Decl.: +05:51:48. (J2000)

Alert Notice 371: Support for XMM-Newton Observations of SS Aurigae

March 6, 2008: Dr. Patrick Godon (Villanova University / STScI) requests observations of the dwarf nova SS Aurigae (AAVSO Designation 0605+47) during the next several weeks in support of XMM-Newton X-ray observations. They request nightly visual and instrumental observations to determine whether the star was in outburst or quiescence during the observation scheduled for 2008 March 22/23 UT. Observations before, during, and after the scheduled X-ray observations will be used in their final analysis. Please begin observing now, and continue until at least April 5.