BZ UMa : SU UMa candidate, but again experienced a normal outburst
The SU UMa-candidate BZ UMa experienced a relatively rare outburst,
as reported by Pavol A. Dubovsky and M. Reszelski on May 1 at 10.8mag.
The last outburst occurred in 2000 May (normal outburst). Although the
orbital period of this object is below the period gap, none of
previously observed outbursts of BZ UMa showed clear characteristics of
a superoutburst, which is atypical for a short-period dwarf nova
R. Novak performed time-series photometry on May 4 and reported no clear
superhumps were seen
The outburst continued until May 3 and started rapid fading
The short duration and no periodic modulation indicates that the
outburst is also a normal one.
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