Outburst of Var21 CrB


mail vsnet-alert M. Iida (Nagano, Japan) reports the newly discovered dwarf nova Var21 CrB (IBVS 4343, vsnet message #642) is in outburst. His unfiltered CCD estimates:

CCD magnitude estimates by VSOLJ members

object         YYMMDD(UT)   mag  code
CRBVAR21       960626.539   154  Arm.VSOLJ
CRBVAR21       960626.541   154  Arm.VSOLJ
CRBVAR21       960626.544   155  Arm.VSOLJ

Observer's code:
  Arm: M. Iida (Nagano, Japan)  20-cm refl. + ST-6 unfiltered

Iida communicates that the outbursting object is exactly whats was reported in IBVS, and not a 15-mag star located south, which has been suspected of variability (vsnet-obs messages).

Finding charts can be also obtained from the VSNET Home Page. http://www.kusastro.kyoto-u.ac.jp/vsnet/DNe/var21crb.html

Taichi Kato

CCD image

CCD images taken by Makoto Iida

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