(cba:news) and yet another...
jop at astro.columbia.edu
Fri Apr 9 08:42:31 EDT 2010
Patrick Woudt writes about another, a new Catalina Sky Survey transient
in which he found fresh superhumps last night. The object is
The code here is year-month-date:RA+dec. So in more common shorthand,
it might be called CSS 1052-06 or OT 1052-06. (The nomenclature for
these things is kinda fuzzy until the all-wise but famously glacial GCVS
people get around to assigning an official name.)
The CSS website for transients is a real gold mine. (Finding charts,
too.) If you don't already know it, you're in for a treat.
This is a good one too - Patrick threatens to study it in quiescence
too, which always increases the scientific clout of these supermax light
More information about the cba-public