Light curves of four Mira-type variable stars in Centaurus A

Light curves of four Mira stars in Centaurus A. Here the abscissa indicates the pulsation phase (one full period corresponds to the interval from 0 to 1) and the ordinate unit is near-infrared K s -magnitude. One magnitude corresponds to a difference in brightness of a factor 2.5.



About the Image

Release date:10 June 2003
Related releases:eso0315
Size:1817 x 1298 px

About the Object

Name:Centaurus A
Type:Local Universe : Star : Type : Variable
Local Universe : Galaxy : Component : Central Black Hole
Distance:13 million light years

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