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Paper: Distances to Selected Variable White Dwarf Stars
Volume: 334, 14th European Workshop on White Dwarfs
Page: 506
Authors: Mullally, F.; de Graff, M.
Abstract: We introduce the DAV class of pulsating white dwarf stars as a standard candle. We justify this claim by examining the parallaxes of a number of nearby DAVs, then extend the scale to fainter DAVs discovered in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.
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