(cba:news) and yet another...

Joe Patterson 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 


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