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Name
  T Pyx  
AAVSO UID
000-BBQ-228 (135526 observations)  
Constellation
Pyxis Sequence
J2000.0
09 04 41.50 -32 22 47.5  (136.17292 -32.37986) Search nearby
B1950.0 09 02 37.14 -32 10 47.6
Galactic coord. 257.207 +9.707
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AAVSO 0900-31 AN 32.1913 Downes T Pyx
HV 3348    
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Variability type
NR
Spectral type pec(NOVA)
Mag. range
6.4 - 15.5 V
Discoverer H. Leavitt
Epoch
17 Apr 2000 (HJD 2451651.65255) Ephemeris
Outburst 1967
Period 0.07622886
Rise/eclipse dur. --
Remarks
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1 Otero, Sebastian Alberto Record-breaking peak at JD 2455693.6 (2011, May 12.1).
2 Otero, Sebastian Alberto GCVS outburst cycle 7000 days. Period is increasing.
3 GCVS Team Previous outbursts were observed in 1890, 1902, 1920, 1944.
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References
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1 The orbital period and system parameters of the recurrent nova T Pyx 2010MNRAS.409..237U
2 R.J. Strope, B.E. Schaefer, A.A. Henden, 2010, arXiv:1004.3698v1
[astro-ph.SR]
2010arXiv1004.3698S
3 Catalina Real-time Transient Survey, 2011 (SSS Data) 2009ApJ...696..870D
4 R.A.Downes, 2001, PASP 113, 764 (2006 archival) 2005JAD....11....2D
5 R.A.Downes, 2001, PASP 113, 764 2001PASP..113..764D
6 General Catalogue of Variable Stars, 4th Edition, Volumes I-III, P.N.
Kholopov et al.
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7 F.M.Bateson, M.Morel, R.Winnett, Charts for southern variables, ser. N10,
1979.
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Revision History
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6 Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2011-05-20 14:08 UTC New maximum magnitude from 2011 eruption's AAVSO V-data.
5 Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2011-01-20 16:38 UTC Primary record creation. Orbital period from reference. UCAC3 position.
4 Admin, VSX 2010-04-28 20:57 UTC Update from [2010arXiv1004.3698S]
3 Admin, VSX 2010-01-04 23:43 UTC Position updated from the GCVS version of November 2009.
2 Admin, VSX 2007-03-23 15:52 UTC Discoverer added.
1 Admin, VSX 2005-12-17 20:33 UTC Initial database population.