Alert Notice 345: Request to monitor cataclysmic variables for radio observations

February 15, 2007: Dr. Christian Knigge, University of Southampton, England, has requested our assistance in monitoring ten (10) dwarf novae cataclysmic variables as part of a search for radio jet formation during outbursts. Dr. Knigge is attempting to observe a dwarf nova outburst within six hours of the outburst onset using the NRAO Very Large Array (VLA) telescope in New Mexico and the Jodrell Bank MERLIN telescope in the United Kingdom.

Alert Notice #480: MR UMa superoutburst coverage requested for HST observations

March 8, 2013:  Dr. Boris Gaensicke (Warwick University) has requested observations of the currently-outbursting SU UMa-type cataclysmic variable MR UMa in preparation for and support of HST observations scheduled for the week 2013 April 4-7.

Special Notice #329: Critical time for CV Campaign HST/COS target SDSS J100515.38+191107.9

January 29, 2013:  SDSS J100515.38+191107.9 is the upcoming target for the HST/COS CV Campaign (see AAVSO Alert Notice 471 and AAVSO Observing Campaigns page ( for details and related Special Notices). Dr. Gaensicke writes:

"We are now entering the critical phase before the HST observations of SDSS1005+1911, scheduled for

Special Notice #326: Next HST/COS target is SDSS J100515.38+191107.9

January 24, 2013: Further to AAVSO Alert Notice 471 (, the next HST COS target is the SU UMa-type dwarf nova SDSS J100515.38+191107.9. HST COS is scheduled to observe it:

                                          SDSS J100515.38+191107.9 2013 January 31 01:17:09 through 06:24:00 UT

Special Notice #322: CU Vel is next HST COS target

January 14, 2013: Further to AAVSO Alert Notice 471 ( and AAVSO Special Notice #309 (, the next HST COS target is the classic SU UMa-type dwarf nova CU Vel. HST COS is scheduled to observe it:

                                                  2013 January 18 06:52:10 through 10:21:40 UT