EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 152, 2017Wide-Field Variability Surveys: A 21st Century Perspective – 22nd Los Alamos Stellar Pulsation – Conference Series Meeting
|Number of page(s)||2|
|Section||Past and current surveys: What we have learned, where we are standing|
|Published online||08 September 2017|
Variable stars in the Galactic center, as revealed by the VVV Survey
1 Universidad de Valparaíso, Instituto de Física y Astronomía, Av. Gran Bretaña 1111, Playa Ancha, Casilla 5030, Valparaíso, Chile
2 Millennium Institute of Astrophysics, Santiago, Chile
3 Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Instituto de Astrofísica, Av. Vicuña Mackenna 4860, 782-0436 Macul, Santiago, Chile
Published online: 8 September 2017
A variability search has been performed in the Galactic center, using the nearinfrared images from the Vista Variables in the Vía Láctea (VVV) Survey. Light curves contain 89 epochs in the KS band. A total of 353 variable stars were found, of which only 47 are already present in the literature.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2017
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