Possible EUV ALEXIS transient-3A

(vsnet-alert 798)

ALEXIS has detected a potential transient in Telescope 3A (72 eV) at:

          RA=  12 10 29.6
          DEC= -32.32
          (Epoch 2000)

          Error circle radius = 0.6 degrees (~90% confidence)

There was no evidence of the object in the co-aligned telescope 3B (186 Angstroms,66 eV). The source became active at 12h UT 21 March, peaked at 20 UT, and was decaying at the time of last satellite contact (0:51 22 March). Simbad lists 34 sources in the error box.

Follow up observations are encouraged

                                                 Diane Roussel-Dupre
for more information, see the ALEXIS web page


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