Light Curves of Variable Stars: A Pictorial Atlas by C. Sterken, C. Jaschek
By C. Sterken, C. Jaschek
This specific quantity offers a whole reference on variable stars. It provides a wealth of commonplace mild- and colour-curves to permit id, including a close and up to date description of every subclass. The editors, including seven different international specialists, have created a distinct pictorial atlas of variable stars. within the first bankruptcy they offer a transparent advent to the nomenclature and type of the sunshine curves of variable stars, and to photometric platforms. within the last chapters they supply a close account of every subclass: from eruptive, pulsating, rotating and cataclysmic variables, via to eclipsing-binary platforms and X-ray binaries. particular variable stars, varieties and sessions of variables, including key astrophysical phrases could be fast and simply positioned within the publication by way of specified object-name and topic indexes. This finished and updated quantity presents a vital reference for all these drawn to variable stars - from researchers and graduate scholars via to devoted amateurs.
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S. 6. 4). The second labeling also may be misleading because more than half of the variables classified in the GCVS as RS are not eclipsing. 1. 1. 3). II. Pulsating variables GCVS: 'One calls pulsating variables the stars showing periodic expansion and contraction of their surface layers. 3 Pulsating variables Variables GCVS cc Cygni ACYG Be-Ae pulsating supergiants P Cephei BCEP Mira stars BCEP classical ft Cep stars BCEPS short period /? Cep stars radially pulsating F Ib-II stars f CEP CEP <\ CEP(B) double mode pulsators f CWA population II, Period > 8?