- Carbon & Red Stars (Tau) -

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

And (7) Cas (11) Cyg (22) Lac (5) Per (15) UMi (1)
Aql (2) Cep (8) Del (2) Leo (1) Psc (2) Vir (1)
Aur (12) CMi (2) Dra (3) Lep (1) Sct (1) Vul (6)
Boo (1) Cnc (2) Gem (17) Lyr (3) Sgr (2)
Cam (4) CrB (1) Her (1) Ori (5) Tau (9)
Cap (2) CVn (3) Hya (2) Peg (3) UMa (5)

119 Tau (*)

Name: 119 Tau, CE Tau
Type: *, V*
Constellation: Tau
Coordinates: 05h32m12.75s / +18°35'39.30"
Brightness: 4m2-4m5 (165d)
Robert Zebahl
80mm f/6.25, 25x
2014-02-12: Bright, orange colored. Evident.
ORANGE COLORED

CP Tau (C*)

Name: CP Tau
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Tau
Coordinates: 05h45m26.53s / +15°30'45.30"
Brightness: p11m8-13m7
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 37x, NELM 5.0
2014-02-17: Moderately bright, deep orange. Fairly evident.
ORANGE COLORED

HD 26748 (*)

Name: HD26748, TYC679-514-1
Type: *
Constellation: Tau
Coordinates: 04h14m19.59s / +14°32'54.90"
Brightness: 7m6
Robert Zebahl
80mm f/6.25, 25x
2014-02-12: Obviously orange colored. At 62x slightly more colorful. Somewhat evident.
ORANGE COLORED

HD 27482 (*)

Name: HD27482, TYC1824-979-1
Type: *
Constellation: Tau
Coordinates: 04h21m15.26s / +27°21'00.88"
Brightness: 7m3
Robert Zebahl
80mm f/6.25, 25x
2014-02-12: Slightly orange colored, fairly bright.
ORANGE COLORED

HD 29496 (C*)

Name: HD29496, TYC1266-1269-1
Type: *, C*
Constellation: Tau
Coordinates: 04h39m20.26s / +16°45'14.81"
Brightness: 8m4
Robert Zebahl
80mm f/6.25, 25x
2014-02-12: At 25x barely visible with direct vision. Color not clearly perceptible, maybe slight orange. At 62x not better.

qhi Tau (*)

Name: qhi Tau, 52 Tau
Type: *
Constellation: Tau
Coordinates: 04h20m21.22s / +27°21'02.70"
Brightness: 5m0
Robert Zebahl
80mm f/6.25, 25x
2014-02-12: Bright, slightly orange.
ORANGE COLORED

TT Tau (C*)

Name: TT Tau
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Tau
Coordinates: 04h51m31.26s / +28°31'36.80"
Brightness: p10m2-12m2 (166.5d)
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 6
2013-12-29: Relatively bright, deep orange to slightly red. Very evident.
ORANGE COLORED

TU Tau (C*)

Name: TU Tau
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Tau
Coordinates: 05h45m13.73s / +24°25'12.40"
Brightness: 5m9-9m2 (190d)
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 75x, Bortle 6
2013-12-29: At 28x deep orange to slightly red. At 75x obviously red to purple colored. Worthwhile!

RED COLORED
70mm f/5.7, 44x
2020-01-28: At 22x moderately bright, slightly orange, not too conspicuous. At 44x TU Tau appeared light red. I estimated the brightness to 8m4.
RED COLORED

Y Tau (C*)

Name: Y Tau
Type: *, C*, V*
Constellation: Tau
Coordinates: 05h45m39.41s / +20°41'42.10"
Brightness: 6m5-9m2 (241.5d)
Robert Zebahl
4.5" f/8, 28x, Bortle 6
2013-12-29: Very evident due to intensive color. Deep orange to slightly red colored.
ORANGE COLORED