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A Search for Long-Period Variations in the Intensity of Radio Stars

Naturevolume 168pages555556 (1951) | Download Citation



CERTAIN classes of visible star are characterized by well-marked variations of intensity; the period of these variations may be as short as a few hours, or as long as several hundred days. In this communication an account is given of an investigation which has been made to determine whether any of the known radio stars exhibit similar variations of intensity.

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    Ryle, M., Smith, F. G., and Elsmore, B., Mon. Not. Roy. Astro. Soc., 110, 508 (1950).

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    Ryle, M., and Hewish, A., Mon. Not. Roy. Astro. Soc., 110, 381 (1950).

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