Z Cha appears to be in outburst.
Date Mv 1997 Feb 24.51 UT 12.8 Not a good observation. 24.54 12.6 24.56 12.8 Moonlight interference. Observer: Michael Mattiazzo Adelaide, South Australia.
I can confirm Mattiazza's report of an outburst of Z Cha:
Z CHA Feb.24.781 13.2 HJN Estimate doubtful because of bright Moon. CHAZ 970224.781 132 HJN VW Hyi seemed unusually bright at 13.4 . Ready for another outburst? Jan Hers, Sedgefield, South Africa.
The 1996 May outburst
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