AAVSO: American Association of Variable Star Observers

HD 208238 as a delta Scuti Variable Star

Volume 36 number 2 (2008)

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Garrison Turner
Ronald Kaitchuck
Ball State University, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Cooper Science


We present observations that show HD 208238 to be a variable star with a period of 0.048622 day and with a range of 0.021 and 0.018 magnitude in the V and R filters, respectively. Its spectral type is determined to be A4V or A5V. We conclude that this star is a hot δ Scuti variable star.