Presented at the Spring
Meeting of the AAVSO, May 21, 1994; revised 1995
Visual, photographic, and
photoelectric observations reveal that MP Puppis is a beta Lyrae-typeeclipsing binary with Min. I = 0.60 V,
Min. II = 0.22 V. The period is very nearly equal to the sidereal day. Current
light elements are:Min. I = JD
(hel.) 2449361.828 + 0.9989258 E.