October 27

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1950 ET VIR

Use ET for any year on this date.

Name: ET VIR “Phone Home”! V* HIP 69269
Birthday from Jack’s initial research: Oct 28
Magnitude: 4.8-5.0
Spectrum/Star type: Red Giant
Distance in Light Years: 540
Diameter compared to Sun: 40
Luminosity compared to Sun: over 300
Date best observed: Jun 8
Additional information: Yes, it is really called ET! Variables such as this semi-regular are so named.

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