Monitoring

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Gaia Science Alerts will also provide an opportunity for continuous monitoring of selected objects. Targets can be added or removed anytime during the mission.

A tentative list of possible targets include:

  • R CrB-type stars
  • FU Ori-type stars
  • CVs
  • Novae, recurrent novae
  • Helium flash stars
  • Symbiotic stars
  • Blazars
  • Gravitationally lensed quasars with resolvable images
  • Gravitationally lensed galaxies to catch supernovae outbursts
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