Pulsation of the Cepheid Variable L Car

VINCI observations of the pulsation of the Cepheid variable L Car (P = 35.5 days, red dots) and the adjusted radius curve (green line), as deduced from the integration of the radial velocity measured on this star over its pulsation period.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0432c
Type:Chart
Release date:29 October 2004
Related releases:eso0432
Size:800 x 627 px

About the Object

Name:L Carinae
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Type : Variable
• Milky Way : Star : Type : Variable : Pulsating
• X - Stars
Distance:2000 light years

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