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Spurious Periods and the Case of El-Comae

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Johathan Wheatley

Maria Mitchell Observatory, Nantucket, MA 02554

 

Abstract

 

An average period of 0.52285 day was calculated from 1978-81 observations of EL Comae Berenices. A 0.343 day period preferred by previous observers is rejected as spurious. EL Comae Berenices exhibits irregular light variations which prevent easy distinction between the two periods.

 

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