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Optical Transients from CRTS

ATel #2266; A. J. Drake, S. G. Djorgovski, M. J. Graham, A. A. Mahabal, R. Williams (Caltech); M. Catelan (PUC); E. C. Beshore, S. M. Larson, A. Boattini, A. Gibbs, A. Grauer, R. Hill, R. Kowalski (LPL/UA); E. Christensen (Gemini Observatory);
on 26 Oct 2009; 22:16 UT
Distributed as an Instant Email Notice Request For Observations
Credential Certification: Andrew J. Drake (ajd@cacr.caltech.edu)

Subjects: Request for Observations, Cataclysmic Variable, Supernovae, Transient

Referred to by ATel #: 2315

We report the following transient sources discovered by the Catalina Real-time Transient Survey (CRTS) between 2009-09-24 and 2009-10-24 UT.

IDDisc. DateRADecDisc. MagType
CSS091024:231936+071839 2009-10-24 23:19:36.25 07:18:39.0 19.5 SN
CSS091023:030259-144902 2009-10-23 03:02:59.01 -14:49:02.0 16.4 SN?
CSS091023:033948-111325 2009-10-23 03:39:47.78 -11:13:25.0 18.7 SN
CSS091020:221124-091244 2009-10-20 22:11:23.59 -09:12:44.0 18.2 SN
CSS091018:091109+195945 2009-10-18 09:11:09.20 19:59:45.0 19.1 SN
CSS091016:160146+323457 2009-10-16 16:01:45.52 32:34:57.0 19.2 SN
CSS091016:004842-055119 2009-10-16 00:48:41.74 -05:51:19.0 19.4 SN
CSS090929:173609+491749 2009-09-29 17:36:09.13 49:17:49.0 18.1 SN
CSS090929:172039+183802 2009-09-29 17:20:38.67 18:38:02.0 18.1 SN
CSS090927:232926+040036 2009-09-27 23:29:25.83 04:00:36.0 18.4 SN
CSS090925:001259+144121 2009-09-25 00:12:59.46 14:41:21.0 18.8 SN

CSS091024:050124+203818 2009-10-24 05:01:24.13 20:38:18.0 16.0 CV
CSS091023:044806-104134 2009-10-23 04:48:05.82 -10:41:34.0 16.4 CV
CSS091022:090516+120451 2009-10-22 09:05:16.05 12:04:51.0 17.7 CV
CSS091021:025613-103359 2009-10-21 02:56:12.87 -10:33:59.0 15.1 CV
CSS091019:220450+054852 2009-10-19 22:04:49.75 05:48:52.0 15.4 CV
CSS091017:210206+025834 2009-10-17 21:02:05.69 02:58:34.0 16.0 CV
CSS091017:081210+040352 2009-10-17 08:12:10.22 04:03:52.0 18.7 CV
CSS091016:010550+190317 2009-10-16 01:05:50.10 19:03:17.0 16.3 CV
CSS091009:010412-031341 2009-10-09 01:04:11.61 -03:13:41.0 17.2 CV
CSS090930:165003+435616 2009-09-30 16:50:02.78 43:56:16.0 18.4 CV
CSS090929:232716+413149 2009-09-29 23:27:16.25 41:31:49.0 15.9 CV
CSS090929:172039+183802 2009-09-29 17:20:38.67 18:38:02.0 16.2 CV
CSS090929:173150+150258 2009-09-29 17:31:50.13 15:02:58.0 18.5 CV
CSS090929:172734+130513 2009-09-29 17:27:33.67 13:05:13.0 17.3 CV
CSS090928:032812+280631 2009-09-28 03:28:11.85 28:06:31.0 16.3 CV
CSS090925:004807+264621 2009-09-25 00:48:07.21 26:46:21.0 18.6 CV
CSS090924:210651+110250 2009-09-24 21:06:50.56 11:02:50.0 16.1 CV

Three additional supernovae were discovered and confirmed during this period and eight known CVs were detected in outburst. Numerous other transient and highly variable sources were discovered and are posted at http://nesssi.cacr.caltech.edu/catalina/Allns.html

More information including finding charts and five year light curves can be found at http://voeventnet.caltech.edu/feeds/ATEL/CRTS/
Follow-up is requested.