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Variable Stars in M13

From the author of   Sizing Up The Universe

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Variable stars are shown as pairs of points connected by a line-segment

Stars above the red line are presumed to be variable stars.
Variable stars between magnitude 13 and 14 are the RR-Lyrae stars.

Here are the two image files (in "fits" format):

Here is the Matlab function used to make the HR-diagram:

Click here for webpage showing individual images of M13

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