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Name
  R Aqr  
AAVSO UID
000-BCR-898 (23007 observations)  
Constellation
Aquarius Sequence
J2000.0
23 43 49.46 -15 17 04.2  (355.95608 -15.28450) Search nearby
B1950.0 23 41 14.22 -15 33 42.3
Proper motion
RA: 33.00 +/- 1.53 mas/yDec: -25.74 +/- 1.30 mas/ySource: F. Van Leeuwen, 2007
Galactic coord. 66.517 -70.325
Other names

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AAVSO 2338-15 ASAS J234349-1517.1 BD-16 6352
HD 222800 HIP 117054 HR 8992
IRC -20642 MWC 400 RAFGL 3136
SAO 165849    
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Variability type
M+ZAND
Spectral type M5e-M8.5e+pec
Mag. range
5.2 - 12.4 V
Discoverer Karl Ludwig Harding
Epoch
06 Oct 2005 (HJD 2453650) Ephemeris
Outburst --
Period 387 d
Rise/eclipse dur. 41%
Remarks
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1 GCVS Team Symbiotic spectrum. Emissions of H, SII, OIII, FeII, NeIII, OII. Variable radio source. SiO maser. The secondary may be an accreting white dwarf. The star is embedded in an expanding gaseous nebula several hundred years old. A cycle ~24a and longer-term variations are possible in the changes of radial velocities and period.
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References
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1 G.Pojmanski, Acta Astronomica 52, 397, 2002. 2002AcA....52..397P
2 T. Karlsson, Maxima of Mira stars --
3 General Catalogue of Variable Stars, 4th Edition, Volumes I-III, P.N.
Kholopov et al.
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Catalog Data
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2MASS J = -0.15H = -1.10K = -1.60J - K = 1.45
AllWISE W4 = -3.20
APASS-DR9 B = 10.92V = 9.59g' = 10.67r' = 7.57B - V = 1.33
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Revision History
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4 Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2011-06-28 21:18 UTC Period and epoch from ASAS-3 data.
3 Admin, VSX 2010-01-04 23:43 UTC Update from the GCVS version of November 2009.
2 Molnar, Peter 2006-08-26 03:48 UTC Added discoverer.
1 Admin, VSX 2005-12-17 20:33 UTC Initial database population.