The Z Cam-type dwarf nova RX And, which has experienced an unprecedented faint (V ~15.2) state since September 1996, is recently showing a steady rise in brightness as indicated by the following V-band CCD observations at Ouda Station, Kyoto University.
ANDRX 961231.364 14.97V Oud ANDRX 970101.366 14.80V Oud ANDRX 970102.413 14.67V Oud ANDRX 970103.368 14.48V Oud
Observers should closely monitor this star to see what follows.
Be advised that the dwarf nova RX And, which has been dormant for some months, has finally entered an outbust state. The following observations by the undersigned are reported.
1997 January 07.0139UT 14.8 January 08.9896 12.7 January 09.0243 12.7 Regards - John E. Bortle (AAVSO) JBortle@aol.com
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