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Special Notice #248: Radio outburst in V1343 Aquilae

Note: This text was updated from the original to include the most recent observation. -M. Templeton, 2011 August 11

August 11, 2011: The star V1343 Aquilae is reportedly undergoing a radio flaring episode, and optical observations over the next few weeks are encouraged to track the optical behavior.  S.A. Trushkin et al report in ATel #3547 that observations with the RATAN-600 show a large increase in radio fluxes at 4.8, 8.5 and 11.2 GHz beginning around JD 2455777 (2011 August 03) and continuing through the present.