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AX Per 1990-2016

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Observer
Gary Poyner
Time of observation
14/08/2016 - 13:19
Object
AX Per
Observing location
Birmingham
Equipment
10x50B & 12x60 finder
22cm f6.2 Newtonian
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AX Per is a classical Symbiotic variable star.  It's P_orb of 700d shows up well in the above light curve. The March/April 2009 'outburst' sees AX Per at it's brightest level since the 1988-1992 outburst. Previous outbursts occurred in 1888, 1925, 1950 & 1978.

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