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[vsolj-alert 774] CI Aql fading



From owner-vsnet-alert@kusastro.kyoto-u.ac.jp Sun May 21 14:34 JST 2000
Date: Sun, 21 May 2000 14:19:37 +0900 (JST)
From: Taichi Kato <tkato>
To: vsnet-alert, vsnet-campaign
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Subject: [vsnet-alert 4871] CI Aql fading
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CI Aql fading

   CCD observations by the VSNET collaboration team (cf. vsnet-campaign)
indicate that the recurrent nova CI Aql is again fading.

   Selected nightly avaraged data from Kyoto observations:

   YYYYMMDD(UT)   V-C   err   N
  ----------------------------------
   20000514.795 -0.549 0.033  47 C
   20000515.769 -0.808 0.019 255 C
   20000520.773  0.170 0.028 136 C

   The object has faded by 1.0 mag in these five days.  In addition to
the already suggested short-term modulations, there seem to be a longer
period oscillations (with a timescale of ~10 days), superimposed on
the nova fading.  Further observations are strongly encouraged.

Regards,
Taichi Kato
VSNET Collaboration team


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