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  AG Car  
000-BBR-864 (14531 observations)  
Carina Sequence
10 56 11.58 -60 27 12.8  (164.04825 -60.45356) Search nearby
B1950.0 10 54 10.60 -60 11 10.5
Proper motion
RA: -4.861 +/- 0.079 mas/yDec: 1.923 +/- 0.092 mas/ySource: Gaia DR1
Galactic coord. 289.183 -0.695
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AAVSO 1052-59 AN 96.1914 CD-59 3430
CPD-59 2860 Downes AG Car GDS_J1056115-602712
HD 94910 HIP 53461 Hen 2-58
Hen 3-528 MWC 216 SAO 251185
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Variability type
Spectral type Ofpe/WN9-A2Ieq
Mag. range
5.7 - 8.3 V
Discoverer --
Outburst --
Period 371.4 d
Rise/eclipse dur. --
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1 Otero, Sebastian Alberto Deep minimum in 2012.
2 Otero, Sebastian Alberto Short S-Dor phase given. Long S-Dor per is close to 21.6 years.
3 GCVS Team Central star of the low-excitation planetary nebula P.K.289-0.1 ejected probably during a nova-like outburst of the star about 1000 years ago [A.D.Thackeray, MN 180, 95, 1977., A.D.Thackeray, Vistas in Astronomy 2, 1380, 1956.].
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1 AAVSO database Henden, A.A., 2006, Observations from the AAVSO International Database,
private communication.
2 R.A.Downes, 2001, PASP 113, 764 (2006 archival) 2005JAD....11....2D
3 R.A. Downes et al., 2001, PASP 113, 764 2001PASP..113..764D
4 van Genderen, A.M., 2001, A&A, 366, 508 2001A&A...366..508V
5 Variability of luminous blue variables Spoon, H.W.W., de Koter, A.,
Sterken, C., Lamers, H.J.G.L.M., Stahl, O., 1994, A&AS, 106, 141
6 F.M.Bateson, M.Morel, B.Sumner, R.Winnett, Charts for Southern Variables,
ser. N11, 1979.
7 N.K.Greenstein, HB N908, 1938. 1938BHarO.908...25G
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2MASS J = 5.42H = 5.08K = 4.53J - K = 0.89
AllWISE W1 = 3.79W2 = 3.12W3 = 1.93W4 = -4.78W1 - W2 = 0.67W3 - W4 = 6.71
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2 Updated light curve (Aug. 2012) Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2012-09-11 19:48 UTC Light curve showing the deep minimum in 2012.
1 Historical lightcurve of AG Carinae Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2006-07-29 19:30 UTC V photometry from the literature
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3 Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2012-09-11 19:48 UTC Minimum magnitude updated with visual data.
2 Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2006-07-29 15:30 UTC Maximum determined from visual observations by B. Monard (that agree perfectly with V) extracted from the AAVSO database.
1 Admin, VSX 2005-12-17 20:33 UTC Initial database population.