R Muscae

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R Muscae
Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Musca
Right ascension 12h 42m 05.02608s [1]
Declination −69° 24′ 27.1995″ [1]
Spectral type F7Ib-G2Ib,[2]

R Muscae is a star in the constellation Musca. It is a Classical Cepheid variable ranging from apparent magnitude 5.93 to 6.73 over 7.5 days. It is a yellow-white supergiant ranging between spectral types F7Ib and G2Ib,[2] located around 2037 light-years away.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "R Muscae – Classical Cepheid (delta Cep type)". SIMBAD Astronomical Database. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 26 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b BSJ (4 January 2010). "R Muscae". AAVSO Website. American Association of Variable Star Observers. Retrieved 21 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "R Muscae – Classical Cepheid (delta Cephei type)". SIMBAD Astronomical Database. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 21 December 2013.