L Carinae

L Car is a naked eye Cepheid variable star with a magnitude range of 3.3 – 4.2 V and a period of 35.5 days. Epoch 30 May 1970 (HJD 2440736.9000)

One of the first variable stars I observed was L Car on May 25, 1993. I followed this star for over 2 years and the results of my light curve are below.

Graph showing the raw data.

A selection of visual observations of L Car from JD 2449350 to 2449500 from the overall light curve above.

Phase Plot from visual observations with a period of 35.454 days.

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