Stellar Candles for the Extragalactic Distance Scale

Stellar Candles for the Extragalactic Distance Scale

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This volume reviews the current status with respect to both theory and observation of the extragalactic distance scale. A sufficient accuracy is required both for a precise determination of the cosmological parameters and also in order to achieve a better understanding of physical processes in extragalactic systems. The qstandard candlesq, used to set up the extragalactic distance scale, reviewed in this book include cepheid variables, RR Lyrae variables, novae, Type Ia and Type II supernovae as well as globular clusters and planetary nebulae.J. -P. Beaulieu, D.D. Sasselov, C. Renault, P. Grison, R. Ferlet, A. Vidal-Madjar, E . Maurice, L. Prevot, E. Aubourg, P. Bareyre, S. Brehin, C. Coutures, N. Delabrou- ille, J. de Kat, M. Gros, ... J.-P. Beaulieu, J.R. Buchler, Z. Kollath: Aaamp;A 373, 164 ( 2001) 5. ... 148, ed. by R. Haynes, D. Milne (Kluwer, Dordrecht 1991) p. 249 12.

Title:Stellar Candles for the Extragalactic Distance Scale
Author:Danielle Alloin, Wolfgang Gieren
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2003-10-20


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