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Name
  BH Cru  
AAVSO UID
000-BCV-591 (9717 observations)  
Constellation
Crux Sequence
J2000.0
12 16 16.79 -56 17 09.6  (184.06996 -56.28600) Search nearby
B1950.0 12 13 36.60 -56 00 29.3
Proper motion
RA: -4.997 +/- 0.042 mas/yDec: -4.116 +/- 0.038 mas/ySource: Gaia DR1
Galactic coord. 298.037 +6.251
Other names

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AAVSO 1211-55 ASAS J121617-5617.2 HIP 59844
Hen 3-769 IOMC 8641000047  
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Variability type
M
Spectral type Ce
Mag. range
6.55 - 10.1 V
Discoverer --
Epoch
11 Apr 2013 (HJD 2456394) Ephemeris
Outburst --
Period 521 d
Rise/eclipse dur. --
Remarks
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1 Otero, Sebastian Alberto Period increased from 420 to 530 d. between 1970 and 1996. After that it might be slowly decreasing. Spectral type changed from SC to C.
2 Admin, VSX Period changed from 420 to 530 days.
3 GCVS Team Epoch of Min I is given in the Table. The light curve like the light curves of R Cen and R Nor has two maxima and two minima of different depths. Max I 7.6m (0.22P), Min II 8.0m (0.41P), Max II 7.2m (0.53P).
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References
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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)
2012arXiv1210.0821A
2 Uttenthaler, S.; van Stiphout, K.; Voet, K.; et al., 2011, The evolutionary
state of Miras with changing pulsation periods
2011A&A...531A..88U
3 W.S.G. Walker, 2009, eJAAVSO 101 2009JAVSO..37...87W
4 G.Pojmanski, Acta Astronomica 52, 397, 2002. 2002AcA....52..397P
5 F.M.Bateson, NZAS Publ 2 (C 74), 20, 1974. --
6 D.Friedrich, E.Schoeffel, Bamb Ver 8, N95, 1971. --
7 T. Karlsson, Maxima of Mira stars --
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Catalog Data
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2MASS J = 3.20H = 2.17K = 1.65J - K = 1.55
AllWISE W3 = 0.18W4 = 0.07W3 - W4 = 0.11
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Size 5' x 5' (297 x 298 pixels)
Center 12 16 16.79 -56 17 09.6 (J2000)
Source STScI
Survey

Red, all sky, 1.0 arcsec/pixel
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Revision History
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5 Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2016-11-01 15:22 UTC Spectral type from 2011A&A...531A..88U. Period, epoch and range from AAVSO data.
4 Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2011-01-06 01:12 UTC Maximum magnitude updated with ASAS-3 data.
3 Admin, VSX 2010-01-04 23:43 UTC Position updated from the GCVS version of November 2009.
2 Admin, VSX 2009-10-19 20:36 UTC Update from [W.S.G. Walker, 2009, eJAAVSO 101].
1 Admin, VSX 2005-12-17 20:33 UTC Initial upload.