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Dynamical phasing of Type II Cepheids

McSaveney, Jenny; Pollard, K R; Cottrell, P L

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In this paper we examine the problems of phasing using light curves and offer an alternate technique using the changes in acceleration to establish the zero point. We give astrophysical justification as to why this technique is useful and apply the technique to a selection of Type II Cepheids. We then examine some limitations of the technique which qualify its use.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/79123
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2005.09308.x

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