February 13, 2006: The recurrent nova RS Oph appears to be in a very rare outburst, as seen by the following AAVSO observations:
FEB 13.1631 2453779.6631 4.8 Visual RWG Wolfgang Renz, Germany
FEB 10.2100 2453776.71 11.0 Visual GRL Bjorn Granslo, Norway
FEB 08.2493 2453774.7493 10.9 Visual GZN Alfredo Gonzales-Herrera, Spain
The outburst was first detected by Kiyotaka Kanai (Gunma,Isezaki-shi) and Hiroaki Narumi (Ehime,Kita-gun) and reported to the VSNet-Alert mailing list.