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  BU Tau  
000-BBG-273 (22842 observations)  
Taurus Sequence
03 49 11.22 +24 08 12.2  (57.29675 +24.13672) Search nearby
B1950.0 03 46 12.50 +23 59 05.2
Galactic coord. 166.957 -23.169
Other names

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28 Tau AAVSO 0343+23 BD+23 558
Cl Melotte 22 2181 HD 23862 HIP 17851
HR 1180 MWC 75 SAO 76229
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Variability type
Spectral type B8Vne
Mag. range
4.83 - 5.38 V
Discoverer --
24 Sep 1973 (HJD 2441950) Ephemeris
Outburst --
Period 12630 d  (34.58 y)
Rise/eclipse dur. --
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1 Otero, Sebastian Alberto Elements in the table are for the minima of the periodic shell ejections. Spectroscopic binary with P= 218.0 d. (2010A&A...516A..80N)
2 GCVS Team Pleione. The member of the Pleiades cluster.
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1 Nemravová, J.; Harmanec, P.; Kubát, J.; et al., 2010, Properties and nature
of Be stars. 27. Orbital and recent long-term variations of the Pleiades Be
star Pleione = BU Tauri
2 O. Taranova, V. Shenavrin, A. Nadjip, 2008, PZP 8, 6 2008PZP.....8....6T
3 A.S.Sharov, V.M.Lyutyj, Astron. Tsirk. N 1333, 1, 1984. 1984ATsir1333....1S
4 Bob Nelson's O-C files, 2016 --
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Size 5' x 5' (297 x 298 pixels)
Center 03 49 11.22 +24 08 12.2 (J2000)
Source STScI

Red, all sky, 1.0 arcsec/pixel
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2 Phase plot Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2017-04-19 18:42 UTC Phase plot of the periodic shell phases with data from the literature
1 JD light curve Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2017-04-19 18:41 UTC Historical V light curve of BU Tau
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Stellar Association Membership
 Melotte 22 Open Cluster 2012A&A...548A..97Z
Revision History
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4 Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2017-04-19 18:41 UTC Period, epoch and range from historical data.
3 Admin, VSX 2010-01-04 23:43 UTC Position updated from the GCVS version of November 2009.
2 Admin, VSX 2008-07-29 11:41 UTC Update from [2008PZP.....8....6T].
1 Admin, VSX 2005-12-17 20:33 UTC Initial upload.