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  WX Cen  
000-BCV-275 (6068 observations)  
Centaurus Sequence
13 12 52.38 -63 23 45.9  (198.21825 -63.39608) Search nearby
B1950.0 13 09 38.08 -63 07 51.7
Galactic coord. 305.329 -0.624
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AAVSO 1306-62 Cen X-2 Downes WX Cen
HV 1262 X 13240-625  
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Variability type
Spectral type WN3h/CE
Mag. range
12.9 - 14.1 V
Discoverer --
Outburst --
Period 0.416962
Rise/eclipse dur. --
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1 Otero, Sebastian Alberto V Sge star.
2 Otero, Sebastian Alberto ASAS-3 data confirm the presence of outbursts. Supersoft X-ray source; CV with stationary hydrogen burning on the white dwarf.
3 GCVS Team B-V ~ +0.45, U-B ~ -0.72. Proposed as an optical counterpart of the transient X-ray source Cen X-2 [O.J.Eggen, K.C.Freeman, A.Sandage, ApJ 154, L27, 1968.], though no optical bursts were observed.
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1 J. Alfonso-Garzon, A. Domingo, J.M. Mas-Hesse, A. Gimenez, 2012,
arXiv:1210.0821 [astro-ph.IM] (online info)
2 Transient jets in V617 Sagittarii 2007A&A...471L..25S
3 R.A.Downes, 2001, PASP 113, 764 (2006 archival) 2005JAD....11....2D
4 Catalogue of cataclysmic binaries, low-mass X-ray binaries and related
objects (7th Edition, rev. 7.14, September 2010)
5 R.A.Downes, 2001, PASP 113, 764 2001PASP..113..764D
6 W.B.Weaver, ApJ 189, 263, 1974. 1974ApJ...189..263W
7 O.J.Eggen, K.C.Freeman, A.Sandage, ApJ 154, L27, 1968. 1968ApJ...154L..27E
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 NGC 5045 Open Cluster 2012A&A...548A..97Z
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4 Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2011-05-22 21:06 UTC Subtype from reference.
3 Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2011-01-17 21:06 UTC Primary record creation. Orbital period from Downes (2001). Range from ASAS-3 data. Spectral type from Skiff (2010). UCAC3 position.
2 Admin, VSX 2010-01-04 23:43 UTC Position updated from the GCVS version of November 2009.
1 Admin, VSX 2005-12-17 20:33 UTC Initial upload.