Title

V482 Cygni: An R-Coronae Borealis Star In A Quadruple System

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-1-1988

Published In

Publications Of The Astronomical Society Of The Pacific

Abstract

The R CrB star V482 Cyg is shown to be a member of a quadruple star system, possibly the brightest member of a cluster, at a distance of 1.7 kpc, with a circumstellar shell at a temperature of 800 K. The absolute magnitude ofthe variable is derived to be Mv = —2.8.

Keywords

star clusters, stellar luminosity, variable stars, color-magnitude diagram, stellar envelopes, stellar magnitude, stellar temperature

Funding Agency

Research supported by the National Geographic Society, NSF and NASA

Comments

This work is freely available courtesy of the SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System.