EG Aqr

Special Notice #24: Outburst of EG Aqr

November 8, 2006

Rod Stubbings has detected a bright outburst of the dwarf nova EG Aqr. This has been confirmed by Hiroyuki Maehara of the VSOLJ, at magnitude V=13.08. This object has not been in outburst in recent history (last outburst I see is 1951?), so monitoring and V-band time series are encouraged. Good charts and photometric sequence information is on the AAVSO website. prepared by A. Henden


Alert Notice 343: Rare outburst of 2320-08 EG Aquarii

November 10, 2006

Object: 2320-08 EG AQUARII

Coordinates: R.A. = 23h 25m 19.17s Decl. = -08o 18' 18.9" (USNO-B1.0, 2000)
Other (2000) positions reported include:
23:25:19.20 -08:18:18.9 (P. Schmeer, measurement of Univ. Iowa image)
23:25:19.20 -08:18:19.2 (A. Imada)
23:25:19.21 -08:18:19.6 (Henden and Sumner)