variable star

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Synonyms for variable star

a star that varies noticeably in brightness


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His research interests involve cataclysmic variable stars, statistics of large variable-star datasets, citizen science, and how people interpret scientific visualizations.
Serious variable-star observers now use CCD cameras or photometers to make measurements that are much more precise.
The centennial of the world's largest association of variable-star observers is therefore a reason for celebration.
We will utilize the modern media to attract talented young people into the variable-star field.
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More variable-star observers took notice, and they thoroughly documented the star's fade to quiescence.
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