TU Men : Moderate? outburst in February

P. Nelson reported a possible outburst at 14.1mag of the SU UMa-type dwarf nova TU Men on February 20. The follow-up observations by R. Stubbings confirmed the outburst, and brightening to 12.6mag (vsnet-campaign-dn 513). The object then further brightened to 11.8mag on February 21 and 22. The object started fading around February 26 (vsnet-campaign-dn 570). The next outburst was detected on July 30 by P. Nelson. The object reached the peak of 12.2mag, was confirmed at 12.4mag on August 1, and then rapidly faded (vsnet-campaign-dn 1085).

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