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ATEL # 2051; A.A. Mahabal, S.G. Djorgovski, A.J. Drake, M. Graham, R. Williams (Caltech), E. Beshore, S.M. Larson, A. Boattini, A. Gibbs, R. Hill, R. Kowalski (UA/LPL), E. Christiansen (Gemini Obs.)
on 20 May 2009; 2:21 UT
Distributed as an Instant Email Notice (Request for Observations)
Password Certification: Ashish Mahabal (email@example.com)
Subjects: Radio, Optical, Request for Observations, Variables
We have detected the optical flaring of a radio source with unknown redshift in the data from the Catalina Real-time Transient Survey (CRTS). The discovery J2000 coordinates are as follows.
|ID||Detection Date||RA||Dec||Mag||VOEvent ID|
|CSS090517:130303+24356||2009-05-13 UT 06:40:24||13:03:03.20||24:33:56.1||16.7||905171230654131642|
The discovery data, CSS lightcurve and finding chart for the source are posted at the following VOEventNet webpage:
Further observations are requested.