(vsnet-alert 383, 1996 Apr. 11)
Noboru Hasegawa (VSOLJ) communicates that CL Sco, a symbiotic variable near RR Sco, may be undergoing an outburst. He observed the star at mv=11.4 on Apr. 10.72 UT. According to GCVS IV, CL Sco was observed in outburst in 1892, 1899, 1907 and 1926. Confirmatory observations are urged.
OUTBURST OF CL SCORPII
The symbiotic variable CL Sco was reported by N. Hasegawa, Japan, in possible outburst in vsnet-alert #383 at visual magnitude 11.4 on Apr 10.72 UT. We confirm this star in outburst, as the following observation indicates:
UT JD Mag. Observer APR 12.3330 2450185.8330 10.97 CCDV (W. Liller, Chile)Get the full text
A positive observation on CL Sco.
12th April 11:49 UT, V=p (Chart 871 RASNZ,VSS). Telescope 320mm f/5 Newt.
This comparison corresponds to GSC 7359:979 (V=11.4)
Observation reported via Dr F Bateson, RASNZ, VSS.
Peter Nelson (Ellinbank, Australia)
light curve by VSOLJ
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