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TYC 3658 1671 carbon star observed

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2 years 8 months ago #110660 by flt158
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Hello all.  

I had my William Optics 158 mm F/7 apochromatic refractor in my back garden again on Tuesday night 19th October 2021. 

Before the high clouds arrived I set out to observe another carbon star in Cassiopeia whose designation is TYC 3658 1671 or GSC 3658 1671. 

Its spectral class is C -R which seems to mean the star's metallicity is a bit stronger than normal. 

Any comments are very welcome on this issue. Thank you. 

The Right Ascension is: 00h 31m 29.14s. 

The Declination is: +54 degrees 49m 42.33s. 

The magnitude doesn't seem to vary: +10.3 all the time. 

Guide 9.1 DVD provided me with a Johnson colour: 1.317. 

TYC 3658 1671 has a brighter 9.3 magnitude orange star to its north called TYC 3658 2228. 

I could see TYC 3658 1671 at just 40X. 

But as I increased the magnifications up to 280X I was very pleased to see it is a fairly rich orange carbon star. 

Therefore I would recommend to you all. 

I am very pleased to state it is my 22nd observed carbon star in Cassiopeia. 
And my 108th overall. 

Thank you for reading. 

Clear skies from Aubrey. 

 
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2 years 8 months ago #110661 by Until_then-Goodnight!
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Hi Aubrey, 

Congratulations on observation of your 108th carbon star. 

Your description of it was very good indeed. 

Clear skies, 

Darren. 
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