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SU UMa is alive !

PostPosted: Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:44 am
by Robin Leadbeater
After an unusually long period of quiescence, SU Uma is reported in outburst. This is how the spectrum looked in quiescence in May



From: Gary Poyner [baavss-alert]
Sent: Saturday, June 20, 2020 8:36 AM
To: Baavss Alert ; Cvnet Outburst
Subject: [baavss-alert] SW UMa

Masayuki Moriyama (Nagasaki, Japan) reports on vsnet-outburst 25290 that the UGSU star SW UMa is in outburst...

Jun 19.969 12.5C

Instruments: 20cmSCT + ST-10XME
detect & photometry:UGEM

The last outburst (normal) occurred in September 2019.


Re: SU UMa is alive !

PostPosted: Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:30 pm
by Robin Leadbeater
Sorry I misread the name. This is SW UMA not SU Uma. Still waiting for an outburst of SU UMa


Re: SU UMa is alive !

PostPosted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:02 am
by Robin Leadbeater
SU UMa is now reported to be in outburst after an unusually long gap. (I must be clairvoyant :lol: )



From: J TOONE [baavss-alert]
Sent: Tuesday, June 23, 2020 1:32 AM
To: yahoogroups
Subject: [baavss-alert] SU UMa

SU UMa is in outburst:
23 June 2020 00:05 GMT 12.8mv
This is the first outburst I have seen since 17 Feb 2020 which represents a remarkable spell of 126 days between outbursts.

John Toone