The period distribution of Cepheids: a test of stellar evolution
1 Koninklijke Sterrenwacht van België, Ringlaan 3, B-1080, Brussel, Belgium
2 Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova–INAF, Padova, Italy
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Published online: 23 September 2015
The period distributions of classical Cepheids in the Small and Large Magellanic Cloud are quite different. Using the TRILEGAL population synthesis code and a theoretical instability strip the ultimate aim is to understand these differences quantitatively. First results are presented for one area in the LMC using VMC NIR data.
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