BR Lup : Superoutburst in April

As reported by D. Overbeek, the SU UMa-type dwarf nova BR Lup experienced a bright (13.2mag) outburst on February 6 (vsnet-campaign 752). Contrary to its bright peak brightness, a rapid fading was reported on February 7 (vsnet-campaign 754). Another outburst was detected on April 28 by R. Stubbings. The object reached the peak brightness at 13.7mag on April 30. (vsnet-campaign 891). This outburst lasted longer than the former one with a gradual decline, which indicates it is a superoutburst. (vsnet-campaign-dn 752).

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