Brightening of MV Lyr

The VY Scl-type cataclysmic variable MV Lyr is undergoing a minor brightening or is on its back to bright state as indicated by the following observations posted to vsnet-obs.

      YYMMDD(UT)   mag  code
      970209.230   139  AFO
      970214.172   137  BMM
      970216.190   144  AFO
Two minor brightening occurred in 1995 April - June and 1996 August - September since its excursion to the low state in 1995 February.

Taichi Kato

Light curve

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