Astronomy:T Centauri

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T Centauri is a variable star located in the far southern constellation Centaurus.[1] It varies between magnitudes 5.56 and 8.44 over 181.4 days.[2] Pulsating between spectral classes K0:e and M4II:e,[2] it has been classed as a semiregular variable,[1] though Sebastian Otero of the American Association of Variable Star Observers has noted its curve more aligned with RV Tauri variable stars and has classified it as one.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 SIMBAD, T Centauri (accessed 22 July 2014)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Watson, Christopher (27 December 2012). "T Centauri". AAVSO Website. American Association of Variable Star Observers. Retrieved 22 July 2014. Centauri was the original source. Read more.