The Distance to NGC 5128 (Centaurus A)

@article{Harris2010TheDT,
  title={The Distance to NGC 5128 (Centaurus A)},
  author={Gretchen L. H. Harris and Marina Rejkuba and William E. Harris},
  journal={Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia},
  year={2010},
  volume={27},
  pages={457 - 462}
}
Abstract In this paper we review the various high precision methods that are now available to determine the distance to NGC 5128. These methods include: Cepheids, TRGB (tip of the red giant branch), PNLF (planetary nebula luminosity function), SBF (surface brightness fluctuations), and Long Period Variable (LPV) Mira stars. From an evaluation of these methods and their uncertainties, we derive a best-estimate distance of 3.8±0.1 Mpc to NGC 5128 and find that this mean is now well supported by… 

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