Symbiotic V618 Sgr - unusual brightening

Symbiotic V618 Sgr - unusual brightening

Postby Robin Leadbeater » Tue Feb 26, 2019 10:56 am

Reported an unusually large brightening of V618 Sgr. Spectroscopy
requested, though it looks like it is back close to quiescence now. ASASSN
light curve here ... 1c618d571f


-----Original Message-----
From: Taichi Kato
Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 5:33 AM
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Subject: [vsnet-alert 23030] Re: V618 Sgr brightening

Re: V618 Sgr brightening

> Kojima-san reported the brightening of V618 Sgr as follows.
> This brightening was also recorded in the ASAS-SN database.

Note that this object had been very faint for decades
before the rise in 2017 Aug. The current amplitude
is unusually large for a symbiotic star and something
unexpected may be taking place. Spectroscopy would be
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