The slow nova Nova Cas 1995 has shown three distinct brightenings up to now:
date of maximum mv ----------------------- 1995 Dec 15 6.9 1996 Feb 17 7.7 1996 Apr 11 8.1
Thanks to the very recent post by B. H. Granslo ( vsnet-obs 2927, Nova Cassiopeiae 1995 - NAS.VSS Photometry Update No. 10), the sharpness of the third mini-outburst has now been depicted. Although I am not aware of any physical explanation, it should be noted that these mini-outbursts were almost equally separated by two-month intervals. Since two months have passed since the last mini-outburst, it would be interesting to see whether any mechanism may be pushing another such phenomenon. The real-time light curve and additional information of Nova Cas 1995 can be found on the VSNET Home Page (http://www.kusastro.kyoto-u.ac.jp/vsnet/).
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