A large-scale survey for variable stars in M 33

D. Bersier, J. D. Hartman, K. Z. Stanek, J. P. Beaulieu, J. Kaluzny, J. B. Marquette, A. Schwarzenberg-Czerny, V. Scowcroft, P. B. Stetson

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We have started a survey of M 33 in order to find variable stars and Cepheids in particular. We have obtained more than 30 epochs of g′r′i′ data with the CFHT and the one-square-degree camera MegaCam. We present first results from this survey, including the search for variable objects and a basic characterization of the various groups of variable stars.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)125-132
Number of pages8
JournalEAS Publications Series
StatePublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • General Engineering
  • Space and Planetary Science


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