Variable star

Definition of Variable star

(Astron.) a star whose brilliancy varies periodically, generally with regularity, but sometimes irregularly; - called periodical star when its changes occur at fixed periods.

See also: Star

Related Words

North Star, polar star, Polaris, pole star, polestar, star, variable
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