'Variable Stars - What makes them Tick?' - Variable stars are common: what makes (some of the) different types of star vary.
The areas discussed include:
|Background||All stars vary; Some of the categories; Naming conventions; AAVSO; Julian date|
|Eruptive Variables||Luminous Blue Variables (LBV's); T Tauri stars; R Coronae Borealis stars|
|Pulsating Variables||53 Persei; Cepheids; W Virginis; RR Lyrae; Mira; RV Tauri; ZZ Ceti|
|Cataclysmic Variables||Novae; Supernovae Type Ia; Supernova classification; Supernovae Type II; Dwarf novae; Anti-dwarf novae; Nova-like stars|
|Rotating Variables||Starspots; Ellipsoidals; Pulsars|
|Eclipsing Variables||Algol Types; Ellipsoidal systems; Reflection effect; Planetary eclipses|