SS Aurigae (060547) is a
unique U Geminorum type star, discovered in 1906 by Silbernagel (1907) on
plates taken earlier at Hamburg. The star has a visual magnitude range of 10.5
to 14.8 and an average period of 54.1 days ("GCVS", 1969), and has a
peculiar spectrum (Herbig, 1960).