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Name
  KR Aur  
AAVSO UID
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Constellation
Auriga Sequence
J2000.0
06 15 43.90 +28 35 09.0  (93.93292 +28.58583) Search nearby
B1950.0 06 12 33.82 +28 36 10.8
Galactic coord. 183.573 +5.561
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AAVSO 0609+28 Downes KR Aur SON 5420
X 06126+286    
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Variability type
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Spectral type pec(e+cont)
Mag. range
11.3 - <17.6 p
Discoverer M. Popova
Epoch
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Remarks
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1 GCVS Team B-V = +0.10, U-B = -0.95. SB (P = 0.1628d [A.Shafter, IAU Circ N3689, 1982.]). Spectrum description [M.D.Popowa, Eh.A.Vitrichenko, Pis'ma Astron. Zh. 3, N6, 271, 1977.; V.T.Doroshenko, V.M.Lyutyj, V.Yu. Terebizh, Pis'ma Astron. Zh. 3, N11, 510, 1977.]. Wide hydrogen emission lines. Long maxima and minima lasting for years are superimposed by rapid light variations by 1 - 2m in several days or fortnights and by 0.5m in dozens of seconds [M.D.Popowa, Eh.A.Vitrichenko, Astron. Zh. 55, 765, 1978.; V.T.Doroshenko, V.M.Lyutyj, V.Yu. Terebizh, Pis'ma Astron. Zh. 3, N11, 510, 1977.]. The source of soft X-rays [S.L.Mufson, W.Z.Wisniewski, R.S. McMillan, IAU Circ N3471, 1980.].
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1 R.A.Downes, 2001, PASP 113, 764 (2006 archival) 2005JAD....11....2D
2 Characteristics of High-State/Low-State Transitions in VY Sculptoris Stars 2004AJ....128.1279H
3 T. Kato, R. Ishioka, M. Uemura, 2002, PASJ 54, 1033 2002PASJ...54.1033K
4 R.A. Downes et al., 2001, PASP 113, 764 2001PASP..113..764D
5 M.H.Liller, AJ 85, N8, 1092, 1980. 1980AJ.....85.1092L
6 M.Popowa, MVS N463, 1960. --
7 J. Greaves, Catalog of galactic novae --
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5 Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2011-02-15 22:20 UTC Maximum magnitude from Downes (2001). Minimum magnitude from reference.
4 Admin, VSX 2010-01-04 23:43 UTC Position updated from the GCVS version of November 2009.
3 Admin, VSX 2009-09-21 17:28 UTC Update from [2002PASJ...54.1033K].
2 Admin, VSX 2007-03-23 15:52 UTC Discoverer added.
1 Admin, VSX 2005-12-17 20:33 UTC Initial database population.