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Name
  WR 53  
AAVSO UID
000-BDB-216 (3341 observations)  
Constellation
Centaurus Sequence
J2000.0
13 30 53.25 -62 04 51.9  (202.72188 -62.08108) Search nearby
B1950.0 13 27 31.97 -61 49 24.5
Proper motion
RA: -5.432 +/- 0.088 mas/yDec: -1.561 +/- 0.102 mas/ySource: Gaia DR1
Galactic coord. 307.532 +0.438
Other names

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2MASS J13305325-6204517 AAVSO_DES 1324-61 ALS 3101
CD-61 3816 CPD-61 3753 GSC 08995-02364
HD 117297 HIP 65925 Hen 3-907
IRAS 13275-6149 LS 3101 MR 47
PN Th 2-88 SSTGLMC G307.5320+00.4378 THA 17-88
TYC 8995-2364-1 WRAY 15-1110 [W74] 62
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Variability type
WR
Spectral type WC9d
Mag. range
10.53 - 11.7 V
Discoverer Rod Stubbings
Epoch
19 Jul 2015 (HJD 2457222.5)
Outburst --
Period --
Rise/eclipse dur. --
Remarks
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1 Hinzel, David H. Epoch of minimum of an obscuration event given.
2 Otero, Sebastian Alberto Likely obscuration events like in other WC stars (C. Littlefield).
3 Otero, Sebastian Alberto CST at V= 10.53 in ASAS-3 and Hipparcos data. Also in Geneva data in the GCPD. V= 10.77 in 1996AJ....112.2855R.
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References
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1 Stubbings, R., 2015, Discovery of an "Eclipse" in the WC9d-Type Wolf-Rayet
Star, WR 53
2015arXiv150905780S
2 The All Sky Automated Survey 2002AcA....52..397P
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4 Hinzel, David H. 2015-10-06 17:48 UTC Spectral type and epoch from 2015arXiv150905780S.
3 Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2015-07-22 16:42 UTC Minimum magnitude from P. Nelson CCD observation (R. Stubbings, pv. comm.).
2 Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2012-01-08 00:47 UTC Magnitude from ASAS-3, Hipparcos and GCPD.
1 Admin, VSX 2009-10-22 20:55 UTC Preserved original object data.