Hubble–Sandage variable

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Edwin Powell Hubble (1889—1953) American astronomer

Allan Rex Sandage (b. 1926)


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Any of a number of highly luminous stars identified in M31 and M33 by E. P. Hubble and A. R. Sandage in 1953. The name Hubble–Sandage variable has been used to refer to this type of star, but the name S Doradus star is now preferred.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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