MENZEL's GUIDE PROJECT

"A FIELD GUIDE TO STARS AND PLANETS (1964+)"

IN MEMORIAM TO D.H.MENZEL (1901-1976)
AND HIS BOOK
Garraf Astronomical Observatory

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Menzel's Guide Table 9:

Variable Stars with Maxima Brigther than Magnitude 6.0

Name

Menzel's Period (d)

AAVSO Chart
Mags/P/Type/Spec
Menzel's Range

DSS 10º
Fe/H - MK
Menzel's Spectra
SIMBAD
Menzel's Type
Sky Cat. 2000
Vol 1 / pag.

Gamma Peg

0.152

Gamma Peg

2.8-2.82

Gamma Peg

B2

Gamma Peg

Beta CMa

6

AO Cas

3.52

AO Cas

5.8-6.0

AO Cas

O8+O8

AO Cas

EB

7

T Cet

162

T Cet

5.5.-6.9

T Cet

M5

T Cet

SR

336

R And

409

R And

5.0-15.3

R And

Se

R And

LP

10

TV Psc

49.1

TV Psc

4.6-5.2

TV Psc

M3

TV Psc

SR

11

Zeta And

17.8

Zeta And

5.1-5.2

Zeta And

EII

17

Gamma Cas

(ND)

Gamma Cas

1.6-3.0

20

Zeta Phe

1.67

Zeta Phe

4.0-4.50

Zeta Phe

B8+B8

24

Delta Cas

759

Delta Cas

2.8-2.88

Delta Cas

A4n

Delta Cas

EA?

29

R Scl

376

R Scl

5.8-8.7

R Scl

N

R Scl

LP

30

Fi Per

18.1?

Fi Per

4.3-4.5

Fi Per

B0ne

Fi Per

(ND)

35

Alfa UMi

3.97

Alfa UMi

2.48-2.62

Alfa UMi

cF7v

Alfa UMi

Cep

50

Omicron Cet

331

Omicron Cet

2.0-10.1

46

Iota Cas

1.74

Iota Cas

4.57-4.60

Iota Cas

A5p

Iota Cas

Alfa CVn

49

R Tri

266

R Tri

5.4-12.0

R Tri

M4e

R Tri

LP

(226) Vol.II

R Hor

401

R Hor

6.0-14.0

R Hor
M7e

R Hor

LP

(226) Vol.II

Rho Per

50

Rho Per

3.2-3.8

Rho Per

M4

Rho Per

SR

62

Beta Per

2.87

Beta Per

2.2-3.47

63

SX Ari

0.73

SX Ari

5.76-5.82

SX Ari

A0p

SX Ari

Alfa CVn ?

64

Lambda Tau

3.95

Lambda Tau

3.5-4.00

82

b-1 Per

1.53

b-1 Per

4.6-4.66

b-1 Per

A1

b-1 Per

EII

(228) Vol.II

Nu Eri

0.174

Nu Eri

3.38-3.52

Nu Eri

B2S

Nu Eri

Beta CMa

96

Pi-5 Ori

3.70

Pi-5 Ori

3.6-3.65

Pi-5 Ori

EII

102

R Lep

436

R Lep

5.5-10.7

R Lep

Ne

R Lep

LP

104

Epsilon Aur

9883

Epsilon Aur

3.73-4.53

106

Zeta Aur

972

Zeta Aur

5.0-5.6

Zeta Aur

K5+B9

106

AR Aur

4.13

AR Aur

5.82-6.49

AR Aur

A0+A0

AR Aur

EA

112

Eta Ori

7.99

Eta Ori

3.2-3.35

Eta Ori

B1

Eta Ori

EB

115

Delta Ori

5.73

Delta Ori

2.40-2.55

119

VV Ori

1.49

VV Ori

5.10-5.46

VV Ori

B2n+B8?

VV Ori

EA

120

Beta Dor

9.84

Beta Dor

4.5-5.7

Beta Dor

F6-G5

Beta Dor

Cep

120

Alfa Ori

2070

Alfa Ori

0.4-1.3

Alfa Ori

cM2

131

U Ori

373

U Ori

5.2-12.9

U Ori

M8e

U Ori

LP

131

Beta Aur

3.96

Beta Aur

2.07-2.16

Beta Aur

A2+A2

133

S Lep

95

S Lep

6.0-7.4

S Lep

M6

S Lep

SR

136

Eta Gem

234

3.1-3.9

Eta Gem

F7-G3

Eta Gem

SR

141

V Mon

334

V Mon

6.0-14

V Mon

M5e

V Mon

LP

146

T Mon

27.02

T Mon

5.8-6.8

T Mon

F7-K1

T Mon

Cep

147

RT Aur

3.73

RT Aur

5.37-6.55

RT Aur

F1.G5

RT Aur

Cep

149

WW Aur

2.525

WW Aur

5.70-6.36

WW Aur

A7+A7

WW Aur

EA

151

Ksi-1 CMa

0.21

Ksi-1 CMa

4.3-4.36

Ksi-1 CMa

B1s

Ksi-1 CMa

Beta CMa

151

UU Aur

3400

UU Aur

5.1-6.8

UU Aur

N

UU Aur

SR

154

Zeta Gem

10.15

Zeta Gem

3.7-4.1

Zeta Gem

F7-G3

Zeta Gem

Cep

170

R Gem

370

R Gem

5.9-14-1

R Gem

Se

R Gem

LP

171

L-2 Pup

140

L-2 Pup

3.4-6.2

L-2 Pup

M5e

L2 Pup

LP

174

UW CMa

4.39

UW CMa

4.47-4.81

UW CMa

O8+O8

UW CMa

EB

177

U Gem

103?

U Gem

8.8.-13.8

U Gem

Pec

U Gem

UG

(233) Vol.II

V Pup

1.45

V Pup

4.53-5.14

V Pup

B1+B3

V Pup

EB

199

X Cnc

165?

X Cnc

5.9-7.3

X Cnc

N

X Cnc

SR

230

R Car

309

R Car

4.6-10.1

R Car

M5e

R Car

LP

246

R LMi

372

R LMi

6.0-13-3

R LMi

M8e

R LMi

LP

252

I Car

35.5

I Car

4.97-5.99

I Car

F8-K0

I Car

Cep

R Leo

313

R Leo

4.4-11.6

R Leo

M8e

R Leo

LP

253

TX Leo

2.445

TX Leo

5.70-5.80

TX Leo

A0

TX Leo

EA

271

U Hya

ND

U Hya

4.8-5.8

U Hya

N

U Hya

I ?

272

VY UMa

NF

VY UMa

6.0-6.6

VY UMa

N

VY UMa

I

275

V Hya

532

V Hya

6.0-12.5

V Hya

N

V Hya

LP

278

R Crv

317

R Crv

5.9-14-4

R Crv

M5e

R Crv

LP

308

Y CVn

158

Y CVn

5.2-6.6

Y CVn

N

Y CVn

SR

317

Epsilon UMa

5.09

Epsilon UMa

1.7-1.73

Epsilon UMa

Alfa CVn

320

Alfa-2 CVn

5.47

Alfa-2 CVn

3.0-3.1

Alfa-2 CVn

Alfa CVn

321

Alfa Vir

4.104

Alfa Vir

1.2-1.30

Alfa Vir

B2+B5

331

R Hya

387

R Hya

3.6-10.9

R Hya

M7e

R Hya

LP

332

S Vir

377

S Vir

6.0-13.0

S Vir

M7e

S Vir

LP

333

T Cen

91

T Cen

5.2-10

T Cen

M0e

T Cen

LP

336

Mu Cen

ND

Mu Cen

3.0-3.2

Mu Cen

B2n3

Mu Cen

I

339

R CVn

326

R CVn

6.1-12.8

R CVn

M6e

R CVn

LP

338

CS Vir

9.30

CS Vir

5.7-5.75

CS Vir

A3s

CS Vir

Alfa CVn

349

Gamma Boo

0.27

Gamma Boo

3.20-3.25

Gamma Boo

Beta CMa

353

R Boo

223

R Boo

5.9-13.1

R Boo

M4e

R Boo

LP

355

Delta Lib

2.33

Delta Lib

4.76-5.90

Delta Lib

A1s

364

S CrB

361

S CrB

5.8-13.9

S CrB

M7e

S CrB

LP

371

Alfa CrB

17.36

Alfa CrB

2.24-2.35

376

Chi Ser

2.68

Chi Ser

5.25-5.28

Chi Ser

A0p

Chi Ser

Alfa CVn

379

R CrB

Irr

R CrB

5.8-14

R CrB

cG0ep

R CrB

R CrB

382

R Ser

357

R Ser

5.6-14.0

R Ser

M7e

R Ser

LP

382

T CrB

Irr

T CrB

2.0-10.6

T CrB

Q+gM3

T CrB

RN

(242) Vol.II

S Her

307

S Her

5.9-13-6

S Her

M6e

S Her

LP

405

Chi Oph

ND

4.3-5.1

Chi Oph

B3pe

Chi Oph

ND

396

Alfa Sco

1733

Alfa Sco

0.9-1.8

Alfa Sco

cM1

397

g Her

80

g Her

4.4-6.0

g Her

M6

g Her

SR

396

Mu-1 Sco

1.446

Mu-1 Sco

3.00-3.31

Mu-1 Sco

B3p+B6

405

Epsilon UMi

39.48

Epsilon UMi

5.0-5.14

Epsilon UMi

G1+A5+-

403

RS Sco

320

RS Sco

6.0-12.7

RS Sco

M6e

RS Sco

LP

407

RR Sco

279

RR Sco

5.0-12.2

RR Sco

M6e

RR Sco

LP

408

Alfa Her

100?

Alfa Her

3.0-4.0

415

U Oph

1.667

U Oph

5.80-6.52

U Oph

B5n+B5n

U Oph

EA

416

u Her

2.05

u Her

4.6-5.14

u Her

B3+B3

u Her

EB

416

VW Dra

ND

VW Dra

6.0-6.5

VW Dra

K0

VW Dra

I

416

X Sgr

7.01

X Sgr

5.0-6.1

X Sgr

F5-G9

X Sgr

Cep

429

RS Oph

ND

RS Oph

4.0-12

RS Oph

Ocp

RS Oph

RN

(245) Vol.II

W Sgr

7.59

W Sgr

5.0-6.4

W Sgr

F5-G6

W Sgr

Cep

438

Mu Sgr

180.5

Mu Sgr

4.01-14.5

Mu Sgr

cB8E

Mu Sgr

EA

443

RS Sgr

2.42

RS Sgr

6.0-6.97

RS Sgr

B5

RS Sgr

EA

445

Y Sgr

5.77

Y Sgr

5.82-6.92

Y Sgr

F6-G5

Y Sgr

Cep

447

d Ser

ND

d Ser

5.2-5.5

d Ser

G0+A2

d Ser

ND

450

X Oph

335

X Oph

5.9-9.3

X Oph

M6e

X Oph

LP

456

Delta Sct

0.194

Delta Sct

4.9-5.15

Delta Sct

F4s

Delta Sct

Delta Sct

458

R Sct

144?

R Sct

5.0-8.4

R Sct

G0-M5

R Sct

Flare

461

Beta Lyr

12.91

Beta Lyr

3.4-4.3

Beta Lyr

B8p

462

R Lyr

50

R Lyr

4.0-5.0

R Lyr

M5

R Lyr

SR

465

FF Aql

4.47

FF Aql

5.66-6.17

FF Aql

F5-F8

FF Aql

Cep

467

R Aql

300

R Aql

5.1-12.0

R Aql

M7e

R Aql

LP

472

Y Aql

1.30

Y Aql

5.1-5.13

Y Aql

B8

Y Aql

EII

472

RY Sgr

ND

RY Sgr

6.0-14.0

RY Sgr

G0ep

RY Sgr

I

478

Upsilon Sgr

137.94

Upsilon Sgr

4.26-4.41

Upsilon Sgr

B8+F2p

480

RR Lyr

0.567

RR Lyr

7.13-8.03

RR Lyr

A2-F0

RR Lyr

CI

483

R Cyg

425

R Cyg

5.9-14.6

R Cyg

Se

R Cyg

LP

489

Sigma Aql

1.95

Sigma Aql

5.0-5.18

Sigma Aql

B3+B3

490

QS Aql

2.51

QS Aql

5.80-5.91

QS Aql

B3

QS Aql

EA

491

Chi-Cyg

407

Chi Cyg

2.3-14-3

Chi-Cyg

Mpe

Chi-Cyg

LP

495

Eta Aql

7.18

Eta Aql

3.69-4.40

Eta Aql

F6-G4

Eta Aql

Cep

497

RR Sgr^

336

RR Sgr

5.5-14.0

RR Sgr

M5e

RR Sgr

LP

(249)Vol.II

S Sge

8.38

S Sge

5.73-6.88

S Sge

F6-G5

S Sge

Cep

498

RR Tel

ND

RR Tel

6.0-14.0

RR Tel

F5e

RR Tel

I

503

Omicron-1 Cyg

3803

Omicron-1 Cyg

4.91-5.29

509

Omicron-2 Cyg

1140.7

Omicron.2 Cyg

5.2-5.4

510

P Cyg

ND

P Cyg

3 - 6

P Cyg

B1

P Cyg

NI

511

AF Dra

20.27

AF Dra

5.12-5.16

AF Dra

A2p

AF Dra

Alfa CVn

518

U Del

ND

U Del

5.6-7.5

U Del

M5

U Del

I

525
T Vul

4.44

T Vul

5.87-6.75

T Vul

F5-G1

T Vul

Cep

528

BW Vul

0.20

BW Vul

6.2-6.38

BW Vul

B1s

BW Vul

Beta CMa

530

DT Cyg

2.50

DT Cyg

5.90-6.32

DT Cyg

F5.5-F7

DT Cyg

Cep

535

T Cep

388

T Cep

5.2-11.2

T Cep

M7e

T Cep

LP

537

Beta Cep

0.19

Beta Cep

3.32-3.37

Beta Cep

Beta CMa

547

W Cyg

131

W Cyg

5.0-7.6

W Cyg

M4e

W Cyg

SR

550

SS Cyg

50?

SS Cyg

8.1-12.00

SS Cyg

APec

SS Cyg

UG

(252) Vol.II

Mu Cep

ND

Mu Cep

3.6-5.1

Mu Cep

cM2e

Mu Cep

SR

553

Pi-1 Gru

ND

Pi-1 Gru

5.8-6.4

569

Delta Cep

3.78-4.63

Delta Cep

3.78-4.63

Delta Cep

F5-G2

Delta Cep

Cep

571

DD Lac

0.193

DD Lac

4.6-4.80

DD Lac

B2

DD Lac

Beta CMa

576

EN Lac

0.169

EN Lac

5.0-5.11

EN Lac

B2

EN Lac
Beta CMa
581

Omicron And

1.58

Omicron And

3.59-3.72

Omicron And

B6+A1

584

Beta Peg

40+-

Beta Peg

2.4-2.8

63

AR Cas

6.07

AR Cas

4.7-4.83

AR Cas

B3

AR Cas

EA

594

Lambda And

54

Lambda And

5.0-5.28

Lambda And

G4-G9

596

Rho Cas

ND

Rho Cas

4.1-6.2

Rho Cas

cF8-M2

Rho Cas

R CrB?

602

R Cas

430

R Cas

4.8-13.6

R Cas

M7e

R Cas

LP

603

 

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