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Type II Cepheids as Precision Distance Indicators



Type II Cepheids p-factor period-luminosity relation cosmic distance scale


  • ST9_7: Stars and stellar systems
  • ST9_15: Cosmology
  • ST9_8: The Galaxy


ST9 - Astronomy and space science: astrophysics, astrochemistry, astrobiology, solar system, planetary systems, stellar, galactic and extragalactic astronomy, space science, instrumentation

Host institution :

Centrum Astronomiczne im. Mikołaja Kopernika Polskiej Akademii Nauk

woj. mazowieckie

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Principal investigator (from the host institution):

Piotr Wielgórski 

Number of co-investigators in the project: 2

Call: PRELUDIUM 16 - announced on 2018-09-14

Amount awarded: 140 000 PLN

Project start date (Y-m-d): 2019-07-08

Project end date (Y-m-d): 2023-01-07

Project duration:: 24 months (the same as in the proposal)

Project status: Project completed

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