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- Carbon & Red Stars (Lyr) -

On this page i will present some carbon and red stars, which are particularly apparent due to their color.

And (7) Cas (10) Cyg (22) Hya (1) Peg (3) Tau (9)
Aql (2) Cep (8) Del (2) Lac (5) Per (15) UMa (5)
Aur (11) CMi (2) Dra (3) Lep (1) Psc (2) UMi (1)
Cam (4) Cnc (2) Gem (17) Lyr (3) Sct (1) Vir (1)
Cap (2) CVn (2) Her (1) Ori (4) Sgr (2) Vul (6)

HK Lyr (C*)

Name: HK Lyr
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Lyr
Coordinates: 18h42m50.00s / +36°57'30.9"
Info: v7.5-8.4mag (186d)
80mm f/6.25, 25x, Bortle 6-, SQM-L 19.5
2016-07-07: Medium bright, obviously orange colored.

ORANGE COLORED
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 7, NELM 5.0
2014-06-09: Fairly bright, quite obviously orange colored.

ORANGE COLORED
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 4
2013-09-28: Fairly evident, deep orange colored. Relatively bright.
ORANGE COLORED

T Lyr (C*)

Name: T Lyr
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Lyr
Coordinates: 18h32m20.10s / +36°59'55.6"
Info: v7.5-9.2mag
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 7, NELM 5.0
2014-06-09: Already evident at 28x due to its deep orange. At 75x red.

RED COLORED
8" f/6, 37x, Bortle 4
2013-09-28: Easy to see, obviously red colored. Very nice!
RED COLORED

U Lyr (C*)

Name: U Lyr
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Lyr
Coordinates: 19h20m09.14s / +37°52'37.0"
Info: v8.3-13.5mag (451.72d)
Very nice carbon star, which is located west of the more faint open cluster NGC6791.

80mm f/6.25, 25x, Bortle 6-, SQM-L 19.5
2016-07-07: At 25x faint, deep red. At 41x the star appeared interestingly less color intensive, but still very conspicuous.

RED COLORED
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 5
2013-08-04: Very nice view. Deep red colored. Forms with two similar bright stars a nearly equilateral triangle.

RED COLORED
8" f/6, 100x, Bortle 6, NELM 5.0+, SQM-L 19.6
2015-08-16: At 37x too faint to see any color. At 100x intensively purple colored.
RED COLORED