How can we use Cepheid variables and supernovae to determine

Jorden Pace 2022-06-30 Answered
How can we use Cepheid variables and supernovae to determine stellar distances?
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Dobermann82
Answered 2022-07-01 Author has 15 answers
Type 1 a supernova can also used as standard candle to measure distances to galaxies where telescopes can not resolve individual stars...As light gets dimmer in the relation inverse square law, both Cepheid variable and Type 1 A supernova can be used as standard candle to measure distances. Type ! A supernova occurs in binary Star system and they are reliable as standard candle.

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