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WZ Lyr


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About this observation
Tony Rodda
Time of observation
23/11/2016 - 19:46
WZ Lyr
Observing location
Newcastle (TRO)
C925 (0.63) with CGEM
ALPY600 with calibration module
Atik460EX mono

An off topic CBA-Chat post mentioned the odd behaviour of WZ Lyr, a Mira Cet type variable.  "a mag higher than usual during outburst and at an apparent standstill"...  Not usually what I chase but at an estimated mag 11(v) well within the ALPY range.  Curiosity led me to take 10 x 180s spectra.

This was the result.  Nothing I'd seen before but typical of delinquent M9 stars.

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