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Understanding Cepheids: physical and empirical basis for our main tool for distance determination in the Universe.



Cepheids eclipsing binary systems distance determination stellar evolution binary evolution


  • ST9_7: Stars and stellar systems


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):

dr Bogumił Pilecki 

Number of co-investigators in the project: 4

Call: SONATA BIS 10 - announced on 2020-06-15

Amount awarded: 2 179 200 PLN

Project start date (Y-m-d): 2021-06-01

Project end date (Y-m-d): 2026-05-31

Project duration:: 60 months (the same as in the proposal)

Project status: Pending project

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