(cba:news) AR Scorpii
jop at astro.columbia.edu
Thu Jul 28 18:11:56 EDT 2016
Thanks, Josch, for your posting on cba-chat... and for finding such a
I had never heard of AR Sco before... but now it has become important
and mysterious - and it's right up our alley! At 14th magnitude,
everyone should be able to time-resolve that 2 minute signal. And at
1621-22, it's both seasonal and (somewhat) available to both hemispheres.
I dunno what we'll find - but let's find out!
We can quit on DQ Her and Swift 2124+05, but should definitely observe
the novae V4743 Sgr, V1494 Aql, and V339 Del. And get a few eclipse
minima of V Sge. Still studying the other in-progress campaigns...
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