Eclipsing binary stars in nearby galaxies

Ian Todd, Don Pollacco, Ian Skillen, D. M. Bramich, Steve Bell, Thomas Augusteijn

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We briefly discuss the survey programme we are conducting to detect eclipsing binaries in local group galaxies. Some lightcurves from studies of M31, IC 1613 and NGC 6822 are presented along with details of future work.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)223-225
Number of pages3
JournalAstrophysics and Space Science
Issue number1-4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2006



  • Distance scale
  • Eclipsing binaries
  • Local group
  • Stars

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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Todd, I., Pollacco, D., Skillen, I., Bramich, D. M., Bell, S., & Augusteijn, T. (2006). Eclipsing binary stars in nearby galaxies. Astrophysics and Space Science, 304(1-4), 223-225.