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Is MP Geminorum an Eclipsing Binary With a Very Long Period?

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Dietmar Böhme
Dorfstrasse 11, D-06682 Nessa, Germany

Received September 7, 2011; revised January 26, 2012; accepted January 27, 2012

Abstract

Perhaps MP Gem is a very long-period eclipsing binary star. Only nine observations of a minimum exist to this day. The author observed the star on plates of the Sonneberg Observatory and did not find any further minima. Continued monitoring by CCD observers is recommended.

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