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epsilon Carinae  chi 3992
The "Orion" line [[strikethrough]] before [[/strikethrough]] ^[[of longer wave-length than]] H seemed possibly to coincide with a line in an M star, but on superposition, it is seen to be of longer wave length than the one nearby on alpha Orionis, plate chi 3883.

This line seems to be undoubtedly an Orion line, matching up with nothing else that I can find in any G plate.

Also a hazy line of shorter wave-length than this (also [[strikethrough]] sharper [[/strikethrough]] ^[[longer]] wave-length than H) coincides with an Orion line.

Matching 3992 up with a B star epsilon Orionis chi 4041 the H line in 3992 seems broadened out on side of shortest wave-length.

From present observations, I would conclude that the star epsilon Carinae is Composite Type, in which G & B types are blended. The hydrogen lines are more conspicuous than in G stars. H gamma seems hazy, H delta perhaps double. H epsilon indistinct and widened on side of shorter wave-length. 

Shading between H gamma & H delta is rather marked, while the part between H delta & H epsilon is clearer and lines more distinct than in G stars where this shading is so marked.

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epsilon Carinae (cont)
One prominent Orion line between H delta & H epsilon is especially noticed. It is the most conspicuous line [[strikethrough]] [[??]] [[/strikethrough]] in this region, and is not in a G star.

The other Orion line nearer H epsilon is hazy, and almost joined to a G line of shorter wavelength.

The Orion line of slightly shorter wavelength than H eta seems faintly visible, though hazy.