Query= VY CMa GCVS Query forms
  NNo      GCVS          J2000.0            Type      Max        Min I         Min II       Epoch        Year      Period          M-m/D     Spectrum      References  Other desig. p.m.(as/yr)   Epoch     Ident.     New type    GCVS
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140043 |VY    CMa *|072258.33 -254603.2 |SRC       |  6.5    |   9.6      |            |V |            |     |   956.             |     |M5eIbp(C6,3)     |00001 HIP  |           |+0.010 +0.001|2000.0  | |Hip      |SR        |VY    CMa |
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_______________Cross-identifications:_______________
VY    CMa     = ADS  06033                    |A    
VY    CMa     = AN   1931.0060                |     
VY    CMa     = CPD  -25 02286                |     
VY    CMa     = CoD  -25 04441                |     
VY    CMa     = CRL  1111                     |     
VY    CMa     = GSC  6541.02525               |     
VY    CMa     = HD   058061                   |     
VY    CMa     = Hip  035793                   |     
VY    CMa     = IRAS 07209-2540               |     
VY    CMa     = IRC  -30087                   |     
VY    CMa     = SAO  173591                   |     
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      Reference to a chart or photograph:

HIP European Space Agency, 1997, The Hipparcos and Tycho Catalogues, ESA SP-1200 {1997HIP...C......0E}

Reference to a study of the star:
00001 GCVS compilers.

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Remark: In the region of the young open cluster NGC 2362. Embedded in a reflecting nebula. ADS 6033 A; numerous companions are probably details of the nebula. H2O, OH, SiO maser.

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