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]

References

  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. http://www.aavso.org/vsx/index.php?view=detail.top&oid=7300. Retrieved 22 July 2014. 


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