WX Cet : Superoutburst in June

As reported by S. Kerr, WX Cet experienced an outburst of 11.8mag since June 30. The last outburst occurred in 1998 November (vsnet-campaign 987). The Kyoto team detected a hints of smooth modulations with an amplitude with 0.1-0.2 mag (vsnet-campaign-dn 961). They detected a possible hump on July 3 with an amplitude of 0.2mag. From observations on July 1, 2, and 3 at Kyoto, they reported that the object is gradually faded with a rate of 0.2mag/d (vsnet-campaign-dn 968).

Other related articles: vsnet-campaign-dn 958, 962, 964, 966

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