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NSV 11988

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NSV 11988

Gary Poyner recently circulated a link to the paper "Cataclysmic and RCB Type Candidates for Identification of Three Suspected Variables" by E V Kazarovets

containing a request for a spectrum of the suspected RCB star NSV 11988. I recorded the following spectrum last night along with B and V magnitudes of B=14.07 and V=12.38. The profile is a close match to spectral type M4III.

David

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No carbon ?

No C2 bands or emission lines then ?

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NSV 11988

I sent the spectrum to Elena Kazarovets and just got the following reply. David

Dear Dr. Boyd,
Thank you very much. I have revised the type of variability for NSV 11988 (LB instead RCB:) in the new (82-nd) Name-list we are preparing.

Best wishes,
Elena Kazarovets

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NSV 11988

Oh well, another prospective RCB bites the dust!

Think I'll keep an eye on it for the rest of this season to see what it's up to.

Gary