AM Her : Recovering from a low state to a very bright state

The polar prototype AM Her entered a faint (low) state in the end of 2000. It became fainter than 14.0mag in the early January 2001 (vsnet-campaign 682). The object recovered from the faint state in July (vsnet-campaign 995), and then, became very bright reaching 12th mag in the end of July (vsnet-campaign 1047). The object began fading in the end of October (vsnet-campaign 1198). It reached 14th mag in November (vsnet-campaign 1204).

Other related articles: vsnet-campaign 1004, 1005, 1095 1200

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