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Distances

This page provides information on distances (in kpc and a distance modulus - DM) measured by the Araucaria project sorted by category. Sort by: target.

- eclipsing - cepheid - t2cep - rrlyrae - TRGB - RC - BSG - interfer. -

Eclipsing binaries:

SMC: 62.1 ± 1.9 kpc (DM: 18.965 ± 0.025(stat) ± 0.048(sys)  # 4 systems)2014, ApJ, 780, 59 - read more!
LMC: 49.97 ± 0.19(stat) ± 1.11(sys) kpc (DM: 18.493 ± 0.008(stat) ± 0.047(sys)  # 8 systems)2013, Nature, 495, 76 - read more!
SMC: 58.3 ± 0.5(stat) ± 1.3(sys) kpc (DM: 18.83 ± 0.02(stat) ± 0.05(sys)  # 1 system)2012, ApJ, 750, 144
LMC: 50.1 ± 1.4 kpc (DM: 18.50 ± 0.06  # 1 system)2009, ApJ, 697, 862-866

- eclipsing - cepheid - t2cep - rrlyrae - TRGB - RC - BSG - interfer. -

Cepheid stars:

M33: 0.84 ± 0.03 Mpc (DM: 24.62 ± 0.07)2013, ApJ, 773, 69
NGC7793: 3.44 ± 0.08(stat) ± 0.13(sys) Mpc (DM: 27.68 ± 0.05(stat) ± 0.08(sys))2010, AJ, 140, 1475-1485
NGC247: 3.38 ± 0.06 Mpc (DM: 27.644 ± 0.036)2009, ApJ, 700, 1141-1147
NGC247: 3.63 ± 0.15(stat) ± 0.15(sys) Mpc (DM: 27.80 ± 0.09(stat) ± 0.09(sys))2008, AJ, 136, 1770-1777
WLM: 0.97 ± 0.019(stat) Mpc (DM: 24.924 ± 0.042(stat))2008, ApJ, 683, 611-619
NGC55: 1.94 ± 0.03(stat) Mpc (DM: 26.434 ± 0.037(stat))2008, ApJ, 672, 266-273
WLM: 1.07 ± 0.01(stat) ± 0.03(sys) Mpc (DM: 25.144 ± 0.03(stat) ± 0.07(sys))2007, AJ, 134, 594-603
NGC55: 1.91 ± 0.044(stat) ± 0.079(sys) Mpc (DM: 26.40 ± 0.05(stat) ± 0.09(sys))2006, AJ, 132, 2556-2565
NGC3109: 1.3 ± 0.02 Mpc (DM: 25.571 ± 0.024)2006, ApJ, 648, 375-382
NGC3109: 1.28 ± 0.018 Mpc (DM: 25.54 ± 0.03)2006, ApJ, 648, 366-374
NGC6822: 0.46 ± 0.004(stat) Mpc (DM: 23.312 ± 0.021(stat))2006, ApJ, 647, 1056-1064
IC1613: 0.72 ± 0.012(stat) Mpc (DM: 24.291 ± 0.035(stat))2006, ApJ, 642, 216-224
NGC300: 1.88 ± 0.04(stat) ± 0.03(sys) Mpc (DM: 26.37 ± 0.05(stat) ± 0.03(sys))2005, ApJ, 628, 695-703
LMC: 51.5 ± 0.9 kpc (DM: 18.56 ± 0.04)2005, ApJ, 627, 224-237
NGC6822: 0.47 ± 0.009(stat) ± 0.011(sys) Mpc (DM: 23.34 ± 0.04(stat) ± 0.05(sys))2004, AJ, 128, 2815-2825
NGC300: 1.93 ± 0.04(stat) ± 0.04(sys) Mpc (DM: 26.43 ± 0.04(stat) ± 0.05(sys))2004, AJ, 128, 1167-1176

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Type II Cepheids:

SMC: 58.9 ± 1.9(stat) ± 1.9(sys) kpc (DM: 18.85 ± 0.07(stat) ± 0.07(sys))2010, AcA, 60, 233-243

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RR Lyrae stars:

CDG: DM: 20.118 ± 0.017(stat) ± 0.110(sys) mag2015, AJ, 150:90 - read more!
SMC: 62.2 ± 0.9(stat) ± 3.4(sys) kpc (DM: 18.97 ± 0.03(stat) ±0.12(sys))2009, AJ, 138, 1661
LMC: 52 ± 0.7(stat) ± 2.6(sys) kpc (DM: 18.58 ± 0.03(stat) ± 0.11(sys))2008, AJ, 136, 272-279
SDG: 85.9 ± 0.8(stat) ± 4.7(sys) kpc (DM: 19.67 ± 0.02(stat) ± 0.12(sys))2008, AJ, 135, 1993-1997

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Tip of the Red Giant Branch:

SDG: 87.9 ± 3.2(stat) ± 4(sys) kpc (DM: 19.72 ± 0.08(stat) ± 0.1(sys))
NGC6822: 0.46 ± 0.01(stat) ± 0.02(sys) Mpc (DM: 23.31 ± 0.05(stat) ± 0.1(sys))
NGC3109: 1.25 ± 0.03(stat) ± 0.05(sys) Mpc (DM: 25.49 ± 0.05(stat) ± 0.09(sys))
IC1613: 0.74 ± 0.03(stat) ± 0.03(sys) Mpc (DM: 24.36 ± 0.08(stat) ± 0.09(sys))
WLM: 1.07 ± 0.04(stat) ± 0.06(sys) Mpc (DM: 25.14 ± 0.09(stat) ± 0.12(sys))
2011, AJ, 141, 194
FDG: 147.2 ± 2.0(stat) ± 8.1(sys) kpc (DM: 20.84 ± 0.03(stat) ± 0.12(sys))
CDG: 104.2 ± 1.4(stat) ± 5.8(sys) kpc (DM: 20.09 ± 0.03(stat) ± 0.12(sys))
2009, AJ, 138, 459-465
NGC300: 1.87 ± 0.017 ± 0.103 Mpc (DM: 26.36 ± 0.02 ± 0.12)2006, ApJ, 638, 766-771

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Red Clump:

LMC: 49.4 ± 0.5 kpc (DM: 18.47 ± 0.02)2012, MNRAS, 419, 1637
LMC: 50.1 ± 0.2(stat) kpc (DM: 18.498 ± 0.007(stat))
SMC: 62.1 ± 0.5(stat) kpc (DM: 18.967 ± 0.018(stat))
CDG: 107.9 ± 0.7(stat) kpc (DM: 20.165 ± 0.015(stat))
FDG: 148.5 ± 0.9(stat) kpc (DM: 20.858 ± 0.013(stat))
2003, AJ, 125, 2494-2501
LMC: 49.8 ± 0.18(stat) ± 1.03(sys) kpc (DM: 18.487 ± 0.008(stat) ± 0.045(sys))2002, AJ, 124, 2633-2638

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Blue Supergiants:

NGC3109: 1.29 ± 0.05 Mpc (DM: 25.55 ± 0.09)2014, ApJ, 785, 151
M81: 3.5 ± 0.2 Mpc (DM: 27.7 ± 0.1)2012, ApJ, 747, 15
M33: 0.97 ± 0.05 Mpc (DM: 24.93 ± 0.11)2009, ApJ, 704, 1120
WLM: 0.995 ± 0.046 Mpc (DM: 24.99 ± 0.1)2008, ApJ, 684, 118-135

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Interferometry: