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Period-Luminosity Relation [Astro*Index]

A P-L diagram of period versus absolute magnitude for variable stars. The longer the period, the greater the luminosity.

See also:
♦ Cepheid Variable ♦ Leavitt, Henrietta ♦ Variable Star


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