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1

What is the period of a Type II Cepheid?

3 - 150 days

2

What is the absolute magnitude of a Type II Cepheid?

-1 to -7

3

What is the magnitude amplitude of a Type II Cepheid?

Up to 1.2 magnitudes

4

What is the period of a W Virginis variable?

12-20 days

5

What is the period of an RR Lyrae?

1.5 to 24 hours