ESO press release: Astronomers calibrate the distance scale of the Universe (11 February 2008)

Released on February 11th, 2008

 

ESO press release

Astronomers calibrate the distance scale of the Universe

 

Based on the article " The long-period Galactic Cepheid RS Puppis - I. A geometric distance from its light echoes", by P. Kervella et al.

(Published in Astronomy & Astrophysics.)

 

 

ESO Press Release

Original A&A article