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A Comprehensive Catalog of Variable Stars in the Field of 47 Tucanae

Weldrake, David; Sackett, Penny; Bridges, Terry C; Freeman, Kenneth


We present the results of a comprehensive search for stellar variability in the globular cluster 47 Tucanae. Using the Mount Stromlo 40 inch (1 m) telescope at Siding Spring Observatory and a combined V + R filter, we have detected 100 variable stars across a 52′ × 52′ field centered on the cluster. The main aim of this project is to search for transiting "hot Jupiter" planets in this cluster, the results of which shall be discussed in a separate paper. Here we present the V + R light curves...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Astronomical Journal
DOI: 10.1086/422433


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