BC Canis Minoris

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BC Canis Minoris
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Canis Minor
Right ascension 07h 52m 07.19014s [1]
Declination 03° 16′ 38.4324″ [1]
Spectral type M4III [1]

BC Canis Minoris is a red giant star in the constellation Canis Minor. It is a semi-regular variable with measured periods of 27.7, 143.3 and 208.3 days, and an average visual magnitude of 6.30. It is around 500 light-years (150 parsecs) distant.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c SIMBAD, [1] (accessed 12 January 2013)
  2. ^ Tabur, V.; Bedding, T. R. (2009). "Long-term photometry and periods for 261 nearby pulsating M giants". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 400 (4): 1945–61. arXiv:0908.3228. Bibcode:2009MNRAS.400.1945T. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2009.15588.x.