Short & Long Period Star Light Curves

13.14 - Understand the light curves of the following variable stars:
a) short/long period

Short period variable stars are usually eclipsing binaries, cepheids or pulsating stars that changes magnitude over several days or weeks.

Long period variable stars are typicallylly giant stars with periods between a hundred and a thousand days.

 

 

Links
  • AAVSO
    Type of Variables