HS Vir : Superoutburst in May

The SU UMa-type dwarf nova HS Vir experienced an outburst as on April 16 (14.0mag) as reported by R. Stubbings. The last superoutburst was observed in 2000 May, and no outbursts brighter than 14.5 were observed since then (vsnet-campaign 861). The outburst continued until April 20 when A. Pearce reported rapid fading (vsnet-campaign-dn 672). The object experienced a superoutburst on May detected by P. A. Dubovsky (vsnet-campaign 930). The observation on May 25 by R. Stubbings shows possible fast fading (vsnet-campaign-dn 828), however, A. Pearce's observation showed it remained the similar magnitude on May 26 (vsnet-campaign-dn 835), The long duration indicates the outburst is a superoutburst (vsnet-campaign-dn 838).

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