March 11: Image processing features were added and all programs synced up with BGO.

January 14: Last week it was at magnitude 16.5, then a few days ago, it flared up by about 40 times its normal brightness (the nova part) to magnitude 12.5, which it does every year or two.

If that isn't enough excitement, either the mass depositing or receiving star eclipses the other as it orbits every ~100 minutes and this causes a short drop in brightness for about 10 minutes.


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