long-period variable

noun

Definition of long-period variable

: an intrinsic variable star whose light fluctuations are fairly regular and require many months or several years to complete one cycle

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“Long-period variable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/long-period%20variable. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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