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Eta Car

Alert Notice 301: Observations requested for 1041-59 eta Car and 2349+56 rho Cas

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AAVSO ALERT NOTICE 301 (May 21, 2003)

SUBJECTS: 1041-59 ETA CAR; 2349+56 RHO CAS

OBSERVATIONS REQUESTED: 1041-59 ETA CAR and 2349+56 RHO CAS

EVENTS: Possible optical brightening of eta Car over next few months; Possible optical fading of rho Cas over next few months

2003 eta Carinae Observing

 

Eta Car ImageEta Carinae is one of the most interesting stars in the sky. According to predictions, 2003 could be a very exciting year for observing Eta Car. Below is a list of resources and information that can help you with your observations.

Eta Carinae

Sovereign of the South

NASA/HST image of Eta Carinae and its pair of billowing gas and dust clouds.

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