Type II Cepheids

Type II Cepheids

[′tīp ¦tü ′sef·ē·ədz]
(astronomy)
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Type II Cepheids, such as those in M5 and other globular clusters, are much older, less luminous, and about half as massive as our Sun.--Tony Flanders
This was, more or less, how Tom Osypowski introduced me to V42 and V84, M5's two Type II Cepheid variable stars, at the 2013 Golden State Star Party.