Recent observations made by BAA VSS observers indicate that Markarian 421 is undergoing an 'outburst'. Checking through the BAAVSS database - which goes back to 1981 for M421 - this is approaching the brightest that Markarian 421 has been recorded. The following observations are available...
Oct 18.069 UT mv=13.0 G. Poyner Birmingham UK, 40cm Nov 08.072 12.6 W. Worraker Didcot UK, 26cm 08.127 12.3 Poyner 08.223 12.6 J. Toone Cressage, UK 20cm SCT 10.134 12.3 Poyner 10.228 12.4 Tooneregards,
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