Constellation: Virgo
Right Ascension: 12h 25m 14.3952s
Declination: +00° 46′ 10.9467″
Distance: 2,300 ly
Apparent Magnitude: 9.5 - 7.4
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SS Vir is a Mira class variable star with a period of 361 days. It is also classified as a carbon star . Carbon stars are red giants that contain an excess of carbon in their upper layers forming sooty layer, scattering the blue/green light, giving them a deep reddish color.

Telescope: Explore Scientific 127 Refractor
Camera: ZWO 1600 MM