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HD 208238 as a δ Scuti Variable Star

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Garrison Turner
Ronald Kaitchuck

Ball State University, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Cooper Science Complex, CP 101, Muncie, IN 47306


Brian Skiff

Lowell Observatory,1400 W. Mars Hill Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Received September 5, 2008; revised October 5, 2008; accepted October 10, 2008

Abstract
We present observations that show HD 208238 to be a variable star with a period of 0.048622 day and with a range of 0.021 and 0.018 magnitude in the V and R filters, respectively. Its spectral type is determined to be A4V or A5V. We conclude that this star is a hot δ Scuti variable star.

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