n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - The Enignmatic Epsilon Aurigae system : observers page
|Article Title||The Enignmatic Epsilon Aurigae system : observers page|
|© Publisher:||Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA)|
|Journal||MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Dec 2009|
|Pages||229 - 230|
Epsilon Aurigae is a very interesting eclipsing binary system that has been intriguing astronomers for more than 150 years. A bright 3rd magnitude star located very close to Capella, it eclipses every 27.1 years. The primary component of the system is a supergiant F star, with a radius of approximately 1AU.
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