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Paper: Cepheid variables in the PHOENIX galaxy and IC 5152
Volume: 4, The Extragalactic Distance Scale: Proceedings of the ASP 100th Anniversary Symposium
Page: 77
Authors: Caldwell, Nelson; Schommer, Robert
Abstract: Preliminary results are reported from CCD observations of the irregular galaxies Phoenix and IC 5152, obtained in the blue band with the 4-m telescope at CTIO as part of a search for Cepheid variables. The data-reduction techniques employed are briefly characterized, and the true distance modulus of Phoenix is estimated as 24.6-25.2, making this galaxy a member of the Local Group. IC 5152 is found to be about 7.5 blue magnitudes beyond the LMC, or about as distant as NGC 300.
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