R Leonis Minoris

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R Leonis Minoris
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Leo Minor
Right ascension 09h 45m 34.28304s[1]
Declination +34° 30′ 42.7839″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 6.3 - 13.2[2]
Spectral type M6.5e to M9.0e (Tc:)[2]
U−B color index +0.55[3]
B−V color index +1.32[3]
Variable type Mira[2]
Radial velocity (Rv)-10.00 ± 4.6[4] km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: 4.00[1] mas/yr
Dec.: −5.94[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π)2.88 ± 1.88[1] mas
Distanceapprox. 1,100 ly
(approx. 300 pc)
Radius569 ± 146[5] R
Luminosity5,330[6] L
Temperature2,648[6] K
Other designations
R LMi, HD 84346, HIP 47886, SAO 61669, BD+35° 2050
Database references

R Leonis Minoris (R LMi) is a Mira variable type star in the constellation Leo Minor. It ranges between apparent magnitude 6.3 and 13.2, and spectral types M6.5e to M9.0e (Tc:), over a period of 372 days.[7]


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  6. ^ a b McDonald, I.; Zijlstra, A. A.; Boyer, M. L. (2012). "Fundamental parameters and infrared excesses of Hipparcos stars". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 427 (1): 343–357. arXiv:1208.2037. Bibcode:2012MNRAS.427..343M. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2012.21873.x. S2CID 118665352.
  7. ^ Watson, Christopher (4 January 2010). "R Leonis Minoris". AAVSO Website. American Association of Variable Star Observers. Retrieved 22 July 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)