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.
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.