Today we are celebrating with our colleague Darek Graczyk, who obtained the title of doctor habilitated! Habilitation is a recognition of the contribution that Darek brought to astronomy – over the years he published...
Metallicity is a vital parameter that impacts classical Cepheids’ luminosities. In all observed bands, metal-poor Cepheids in the SMC are intrinsically fainter than their more metal-rich counterparts in the LMC and MW.
SMC distance determined with the accuracy of 3% using binary systems composed of giants.