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The VMC survey - x. cepheids, RR lyrae stars and binaries as probes of the magellanic system's structure

Moretti, M. I.; Clementini, G.; Muraveva, T.; Ripepi, V.; Marquette, J. B.; Cioni, M. R.; Marconi, M.; Girardi, L.; Rubele, S.; Tisserand, Patrick; de Grijs, Richard


The VISTA near-infrared Y, J, Ks survey of the Magellanic System (VMC) survey is obtaining multi-epoch photometry in the Ks band of theMagellanic System down to a limiting magnitude of Ks ~ 19.3 for individual epoch data. The observations are spaced in time such as to provide optimal sampling of the light curves for RR Lyrae stars and for Cepheids with periods up to 20-30 d.We present examples of the Ks-band light curves of Classical Cepheids and RR Lyrae stars we are obtaining from the VMC...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stt2081


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