Our Astronomical Column

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    A NEW STAR IN CYGNUS.—On November 24, at 5h. 41m. P.M., the director of the Observatory at Athens, Prof. Schmidt, remarked a star of the third magnitude not far from a Cygni, which was not visible on November 20, the last clear evening previous. Its position from observations with the refractor was found to be in R.A. 21h. 36m, 50·55., N.P. D. 47° 40′34″ for the beginning of the present year. At midnight its light was more intense than that of η Pegasi, which is rated a third magnitude by Argelander, and very yellow.

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    Our Astronomical Column . Nature 15, 146–147 (1876) doi:10.1038/015146a0

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