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  BU Tau  
000-BBG-273 (23936 observations)  
Taurus Sequence
03 49 11.22 +24 08 12.2  (57.29675 +24.13672) Search nearby
B1950.0 03 46 12.43 +23 59 07.6
Proper motion
RA: 18.07 +/- 0.30 mas/yDec: -47.20 +/- 0.27 mas/ySource: F. Van Leeuwen, 2007
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 Pleione
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 Also SPB|LERI variations with a main period of 0.568 d. and an amplitude of 0.009 Kp (2017MNRAS.471.2882W).
2 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)
3 GCVS Team Pleione. The member of the Pleiades cluster.
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1 White, T. R.; et al., 2017, Beyond the Kepler/K2 bright limit: variability
in the seven brightest members of the Pleiades
2 Bob Nelson's O-C files, 2016 --
3 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
4 O. Taranova, V. Shenavrin, A. Nadjip, 2008, PZP 8, 6 2008PZP.....8....6T
5 A.S.Sharov, V.M.Lyutyj, Astron. Tsirk. N 1333, 1, 1984. 1984ATsir1333....1S
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2MASS J = 5.09H = 5.07K = 4.94J - K = 0.15
AllWISE W1 = 4.95W2 = 4.53W3 = 4.18W4 = 3.44W1 - W2 = 0.41W3 - W4 = 0.75
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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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5 Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2017-08-28 21:36 UTC Type from 2017MNRAS.471.2882W.
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.