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Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 125, Issue 1, pp 43–48 | Cite as

Distance estimation of the LMC, SMC, and M33 from the apparent radius distribution ofHii-regions

  • I. A. Issa
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Abstract

The size distribution ofHii-regions in the LMC, SMC, and M33 is used to estimate their distances. The values deduced are: 42.66±2.51, 89.73±5.03, and 755.11±47.14 kpc, respectively.

Keywords

Distance Estimation Radius Distribution Apparent Radius 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. A. Issa
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  1. 1.Helwan Institute of Astronomy and GeophysicsCairoEgypt
  2. 2.Tokyo Astronomical ObservatoryUniversity of TokyoMitakaJapan

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