OJ287: Some brightenings

T. Ohshima (Gifu Japan) reports possible outburst at 12.9mag of the BL Lac object OJ287 on March 26 (vsnet-alert 4488). G. Pouner and H. Maehara subsequently reported negative observations of <14.6mag on March 28 and <13.9mag on March 29, respectively (vsnet-alert 4489, 4494).

OJ 287 brightened on November 21 as reported by G. Poyner at the magnitude of 14.7 (vsnet-campaign-blazar 95). The bright state continued at least for two weeks. (vsnet-campaign-blazar 101, 102, 105, 115).