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W Aquilae

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W Aquilae (W Aql / SAO 143184 / GC 2525) is a variable star in the constellation of Aquila. [1]

2 relations: Mira variable, S-type star.

Mira variable

Mira variables ("Mira", Latin, adj. - feminine form of adjective "wonderful"), named for the prototype star Mira, are a class of pulsating variable stars characterized by very red colours, pulsation periods longer than 100 days, and amplitudes greater than one magnitude in infrared and 2.5 magnitude at visual wavelengths.

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S-type star

An S-type star (or just S star) is a cool giant with approximately equal quantities of carbon and oxygen in its atmosphere.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W_Aquilae

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