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Chi Cygni in Outburst


 

TONY HOFFMAN
CHI CYGNI IN OUTBURST
August 2006

 

 

As you may know, the Mira-type variable Chi χ Cygni is near maximum, and is unusually bright at about magnitude 3.5. (Notice its orange tint.) Here’s a picture I took of Cygnus, showing Chi (note its orange color).