BL Hyi : Temporary brightening in early January

A. Pearce reported the polar BL Hyi brightened to 15.5mag on January 2 (nominal cataloged maximum is 14.9). The object had been always negatively reported (typical limiting magnitude 15.5) since 2000 November (vsnet-campaign 650, 652). (No further brightening was reported in 2001.)

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