variable star : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a star that varies noticeably in brightness
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- New type of variable star captured in photo
By Miriam KramerSpace.comA previously unknown kind of variable star is on brilliant display 7,000 light-years from Earth in a new photo taken by a telescope in the Southern Hemisphere.For years scientists have known that the apparent brightness of many stars changes over time, however, the kind of variable star seen in this new European Southern Observatory photo of the open star cluster NGC ...
June 12, 2013 - NBC NEWS
- New Type of Variable Star Found (Photo)
A previously unknown kind of variable star is on brilliant display 7,000 light-years from Earth in a new photo taken by a telescope in the Southern Hemisphere.
June 12, 2013 - SPACE.com via Yahoo! News
- New kind of variable star discovered: Minute variations in brightness reveal whole new class of stars
Astronomers have found a new type of variable star. The discovery was based on the detection of very tiny changes in brightness of stars in a cluster. The observations revealed previously unknown properties of these stars that defy current theories and raise questions about the origin of the variations.
June 12, 2013 - Science Daily