NEW EVIDENCE SUPPORTING CLUSTER MEMBERSHIP FOR THE KEYSTONE CALIBRATOR DELTA CEPHEI

@article{Majaess2012NEWES,
  title={NEW EVIDENCE SUPPORTING CLUSTER MEMBERSHIP FOR THE KEYSTONE CALIBRATOR DELTA CEPHEI},
  author={D. Majaess and David Gerald Turner and Wolfgang Gieren},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={747},
  pages={145}
}
New and existing UBVJHK{sub s} , spectroscopic, NOMAD, Hubble Space Telescope, and revised Hipparcos observations are employed to determine properties for {delta} Cep and its host star cluster. The multi-faceted approach ensured that uncertainties were mitigated ({sigma}/d {approx} 2%). The following fundamental parameters were inferred for {delta} Cep: E(B - V) = 0.073 {+-} 0.018({sigma}), log {tau} = 7.9 {+-} 0.1, and d=272 {+-} 3({sigma}{sub x}-bar) {+-} 5 ({sigma}) pc. The cluster exhibits… 

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