Light curve of Cepheid variable in NGC 3370

A graph showing the relative brightness change of a Cepheid variable in NGC 3370. Peak-to-trough variation represents a doubling in brightness.


NASA/ESA and A. Riess (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
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Release date:4 September 2003, 15:00
Size:700 x 545 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 3370
Type:Local Universe : Star : Type : Variable
Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Distance:90 million light years

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