Carbon Stars as Standard Candles

Our second paper on carbon stars as standard candles has just been accepted. Check it out.

arXiv:2011.11681  [pdf, other]:

Carbon stars as standard candles: II. The median J magnitude as a distance indicator

Authors: Javiera Parada, Jeremy Heyl, Harvey Richer, Paul Ripoche, Laurie Rousseau-Nepton

Here is the first paper too:

arXiv:2005.05539  [pdf, other], doi 10.1093/mnras/staa1346:

Carbon stars as standard candles: I. The luminosity function of carbon stars in the Magellanic Clouds

Authors: Paul Ripoche, Jeremy Heyl, Javiera Parada, Harvey Richer