Two New Cool Variables in the Field of NGC 659
Steven P. Souza
Department of Astronomy, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, 01267
Received December 11, 2012; revised December 20, 2012; accepted December 20, 2012
From data taken in the course of a program to monitor variations in Ha emission by hot, massive stars, we report the incidental finding that the very red stars USNO-B1.0 1508-0065037 and USNO-B1.01507-0066512 are irregular variables with brightness ranges to date of 0.2 and 0.8 magnitude, respectively.