TK5 : New variable, long outburst?

IBVS 5058 reported the new variable star TK5 which was a dwarf nova with an amplitude of 14.3 - <17.1p mag. T. Vanmunster reported an outburst at 15.2mag on June 18 (vsnet-alert 6001). The outburst was reported to continue in the next day (vsnet-campaign-dn 921). The next possible outburst was reported in the mid-July, and faded rapidly (vsnet-campaign-dn 990). An outburst detected by M. Reszelski on August 16 lasted relatively long. The object was discovered to be bright at 14.8mag on August 16, and then, 14.8mag on August 21 (vsnet-campaign-dn 1253, 1321). P. A. Dubovsky detected another outburst (14.2mag) on November 17. It is the brightest outburst reported to VSNET (vsnet-campaign-dn 1913), but fading was observed on Novemer 19 (vsnet-campaign-dn 1923).

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