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.



About the Image

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
Distance:2000 light years

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