pulsating star


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pulsating star

n
(Astronomy) a type of variable star, the variation in brightness resulting from expansion and subsequent contraction of the star
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As a pulsating star expands and contracts, its brightness and colour will change through the pulsation cycle.
A Spectroscopic Study of RV Tauri Stars in the LMC, in The Impact of Large-Scale Surveys on Pulsating Star Research, ASP Conference Series, Vol.
These new high-speed brightness measurements show that the remnant of the stripped red giant is a new type of pulsating star.
A new type of pulsating star was discovered by astronomers and is the result of a cosmic collision.
Summary: The pulsating star continues to shine in the sky
Since the launch of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope in 1990, the team has observed 18 galaxies up to 65 million light years away and discovered almost 800 Cepheid variable stars, a special class of pulsating star used for accurate distance measurement.
Vija Celmins's Night Sky #5 (1992), from her celebrated Night Skies series, is an exquisitely layered image of pulsating stars on a deep black ground.
Title: Detecting planets around evolved pulsating stars using the timing method
The findings hint at a new phenomenon but it is unknown whether the positron ratio comes from dark energy particles colliding with each other or from pulsating stars in our galaxy that produce antimatter.
These designs contain miniature pulsating stars within spherical electromagnetic confinement fields and convert water directly into electrical energy.