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Observation by Gary Poyner: AY Lac

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Gary Poyner

Observer

Gary Poyner

Observed

2020 Nov 05 - 11:15

Uploaded

2020 Nov 05 - 11:19

Objects

Lightcurve

Equipment
  • 51cm f4 Newtonian
  • COAST
  • AAVSOnet BSM
Location

Birmingham, Mt. Teide & New Mexico

Target name

AY Lac

Title

AY Lac

About this image

Rare outburst of the Dwarf Nova AY Lac.   The star dropped a whole magnitude between Nov 2 & Nov 3.

Superhumps were detected late in the outburst, around Oct 17, some 10 days after the initial outburst was detected.

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