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SS Vir

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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.

Additional Info

  • Constellation: Virgo
  • Right Ascension: 12h 25m 14.3952s
  • Declination: +00° 46′ 10.9467″
  • Distance (Lightyears): 2,300
  • Telescope: Explore Scientific 127 Refractor
  • Camera: ZWO 1600MM Mono cmos
  • Magnitude: 9.5 - 7.4
  • Variable Type: Mira
  • B-V Color Index: 5.68
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