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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Payne-Gaposchkin, Variable Stars of the Large Magellanic Cloud. book, Variable stars of the Large Magellanic Cloud (OCoLC) Material Type. The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) is a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way. At a distance of about 50 kiloparsecs (≈, light-years), the LMC is the second- or third-closest galaxy to the Milky Way, after the Sagittarius Dwarf Spheroidal (~16 kpc) and the possible dwarf irregular galaxy known as the Canis Major on readily visible stars and a mass of approximately 10 Apparent size (V): ° × °.

This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows the globular cluster NGCa gathering of white and blue stars in the southern constellation of Dorado (The Dolphinfish). NGC is located about light-years away, in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), one of our closest cosmic neighbours and a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way.

The LMC is a hotbed of vigorous star formation. Older stars are found farther from the midplane of a galactic disk because a. the disk used to be thicker b. the stars have lived long enough to move there c. the younger stars in the thick disk were more massive and have already died d. none of the above.

Variable stars of the Large Magellanic Cloud (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin; Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.

data. We classify the variable stars on the PK plane, and discuss the properties of each group. The environmental effect on PK re-lations is discussed by comparing variable stars in the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds. 2 DATA IRSF/SIRIUS We are now conducting a. The Magellanic Clouds (or Nubeculae Magellani) are two irregular dwarf galaxies visible in the Southern Celestial Hemisphere; they are members of the Local Group and are orbiting the Milky Way e both show signs of a bar structure, they are often reclassified as Magellanic spiral galaxies.

The two galaxies are: Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), approximatelylight-years away. Observatory Director Edward Charles Pickering assigned Leavitt to the study of variable stars of the Small and Large Magellanic Clouds, as recorded on photographic plates taken with the Bruce Astrograph of the Boyden Station of the Harvard Observatory in Arequipa, Peru.

She identified variable stars, of which she classified 47 as Cepheids. The Large Magellanic Cloud is located aboutlight-years from the Milky Way, in the constellation Dorado.

This makes it the 3rd closest galaxy to us. Abstract. The data of and variable stars detected by the OGLE survey in the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds are presented. They are cross-identified with the SIRIUS JHK survey data, and their infrared properties are discussed.

Variable red giants are well separated on the period–(J−K) plane, suggesting that it could be a good tool to distinguish their pulsation mode and by: The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) is a satellite dwarf galaxy of the Milky Way that is among the closest galaxies to Earth. At aboutlight-years from Earth, the dwarf galaxy looks like a.

The following statement regarding the periods of 25 variable stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud has been prepared by Miss Leavitt. A Catalogue of variable stars in the two Magellanic Clouds is given in H.A.

60, No. The measurement and discussion of these objects present problems of unusual difficulty, on account of the large area. In this paper, the authors attempt to make headway on this issue by studying the spatial distribution of Cepheids and other variable stars called RR Lyrae in the Magellanic Clouds (Large: LMC, and Small: SMC, two of the largest satellites of the Milky Way).

The two best-known irregular galaxies are the Large Magellanic Cloud and Small Magellanic Cloud (Figure ), which are at a distance of a little more thanlight-years away and are among our nearest extragalactic neighbors.

Their names reflect the fact that Ferdinand Magellan and his crew, making their round-the-world journey, were the. Aims. We analyze data for the variable stars that have been discovered in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) that are present in the EROS-2 database, to detect, classify, and characterize LPVs.

Methods. Our method for identifying LPVs is based on the statistical Abbe test. It investigates the regularity of the light curve with.

For example, there are the Small and Large Magellanic Clouds, two large clouds of stars and gas that can be seen with the naked eye in the southern hemisphere.

Located at. Abstract. This is the second in a series of papers studying the variable stars in Large Magellanic Cloud globular clusters. The primary goal of this series is to study how RR Lyrae stars in Oosterhoff-intermediate systems compare to their counterparts in Oosterhoff I/II systems.

The data of and variable stars detected by the OGLE survey in the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds are presented. They are cross-identified with the SIRIUS JHK survey data, and their.

If all the variable stars in the Magellanic Clouds are at roughly the same distance, then any difference in their apparent brightnesses must be caused by differences in their intrinsic luminosities.

Figure Large Magellanic Cloud. We present empirical relations describing excess emission from evolved stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) using data from the Spitzer Space Telescope Surveying the Agents of a Galaxy's Evolution (SAGE) survey which includes the Infrared Array Camera (IRAC),and {mu}m and Multiband Imaging Photometer (MIPS) 24, 70, and Cited by: 9.On Febru the first burst of light from a supernova in the Large Magellanic Cloud, the small companion galaxy of the Milky Way, reached the Earth (Fig.

). This supernova, SN A, was of type II, and was the brightest supernova for years.This photo shows the Large Magellanic Cloud, or LMC for short. Based on what you have learned in this book, which of the following statements about the LMC is not true? Galaxies similar to the LMC are the most common types of galaxy in the universe.