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KK Cnc currently in outburst (2020 Oct 17), shows superhumps

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KK Cnc currently in outburst (2020 Oct 17), shows superhumps

The star KK Cnc is currently in outburst, visible for about 2-3 hours in the morning sky.

     RA = 08 07 14.25    Dec = +11 38 12.50

This morning, it had an average magnitude of CV = 13.8, and showed superhumps with a period of very roughly 0.06 days and an amplitude of about 0.10 mag.  It has faded by about 0.80 mag over the past 9 days, but is still brighter than the average CV.  

If you make measurements, please report them via WebObs.

                                     Michael Richmond

 

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