(cba:news) FY Per, that's a negatory
jop at astro.columbia.edu
Sun Dec 19 16:37:36 EST 2010
Some very good data on FY Per has come rolling in, especially from CBA
rookies Joe Ulowetz and Shawn Dvorak. But the 90-minute signal that the
star sometimes flashes is gone - to an impressive limit - and it's time
to move on. By far the best target in the evening sky is the new dwarf
nova in Pisces, which is flashing beautiful superhumps these days.
OT0208+37 would be excellent too, if it's feasible (I suspect it's too
Later in the night, OT1028-08 is a good choice - and the northern-winter
DQ Hers are all suitable, especially with the Moon being so ablaze right
now (because pulse timings don't care much about background). V405 Aur,
RX0636+35, RX0704+24, MU Cam, WX Pyx, and HT Cam. For an off-the-wall,
try-anything-once star, consider WW Cet:
a rather strange dwarf nova that we've never covered for even one night.
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