The post-outburst photometric behaviour of V838 Mon

  title={The post-outburst photometric behaviour of V838 Mon},
  author={Lisa A. Crause and Warrick A. Lawson and David Kilkenny and Francois van Wyk and Freddy Marang and Albert F. Jones},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
The unusual eruptive variable discovered in Monoceros in 2002 January underwent dramatic photometric and spectroscopic changes in the months prior to its 2002 June‐August conjunction with the Sun. Optical and infrared (IR) photometry obtained at the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) between 2002 January and June (JD 245 2280‐440) is presented here in an analysis of the post-outburst behaviour of the star. The light curve indicated that three eruptions took place in 2002 January… 

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