Stars Group : Galactic Structure

  • Distance indicators ~ "Standard Candles"
    • Cepheids
    • RR Lyrae variables

Thomas G Barnes III, G. Fritz Benedict


Thomas G Barnes III

Research Affiliate - Research Fellow

Research Interests

Observational aspects of variable stars, particularly distance scale issues for Cepheid and RR Lyrae variables.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Stars, Galactic Structure, Stellar Pulsation


G. Fritz Benedict

Senior Research Scientist

Research Interests

Space astrometry; search for extrasolar planetary systems; surface photometry of galaxies; barred galaxies.

Publications

ADS | astro-ph

Group Areas

Planetary Systems, Extrasolar Planetary Systems, Stars, Cool Stars, Galactic Structure, Space Astrometry

28 August 2015
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