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  • adj. Relating to cepheid variables.
  • n. A cepheid variable.


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  • This gave me a chance to talk about the cosmological distance ladder, parallax, cepheid variables, type Ia supernovae, and much more.

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  • Harlow Shapley (1885–1972), from an extensive study of the distribution of globular clusters and cepheid variable stars, increased the estimated size of our galaxy about ten times.

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  • Edwin P. Hubble (1889–1953) detected cepheid variable stars in the Andromeda Nebula, a discovery that allowed him to determine the distances between galaxies.

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  • Therefore: Would I rather flit to the mainland and its bright lights, or have Chives phone the nearest cepheid agency?

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  • "A private gentleman, and he must really have liked what he saw in the catalogue, because he outbid two different cepheid houses.

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