Review Checklist - Sample Questions
- What are variable stars? Name some different
- What kind of star is Mira?
- What kind of stars are RR Lyrae stars?
- What kind of stars are Cepheids?
- What kind of star is Polaris?
- Why does the light from Cepheid variable
stars change in time?
- How frequently does the luminosity of Cepheid
variable stars change?
- What property of a Cepheid variable can be
used to find its luminosity?
- Why are Cepheid variable stars useful?
- How do we use Cepheid variables in determining
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modified 29 sep 2012