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Astro*Dictionary by Michael Erlewine





1 article for "Intrinsic Variable"

Intrinsic Variable [Astro*Index]

A star whose energy output varies because of something occurring within it. A true variable; Periodic Variables, Irregular Variables, Cepheid Variables, and Cataclysmic Variables are all intrinsic variables.

See also:
♦ Variable Star ♦ Irregular Variable ♦ Cepheid Variable


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