apparent magnitude

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apparent magnitude

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apparent magnitude

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(Astronomy) another name for magnitude4
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All but two of the estimates of the Moon's apparent visual magnitude at midtotality ranged from -1.5 to -3.5, and all but two of the Danjon numbers (estimates based on the Moon's color) ranged from 2.0 to 3.5.
Quick facts about the Sun Age (years) 4.5 x [10.sup.9] Mass (kg) 1.9891 x [10.sup.30] Diameter (km) 1.392 x [10.sup.6] Escape velocity (km x [s.sup.-1]) 617.7 Luminosity (watt) 3.846 x [10.sup.26] Mass conversion rate (kg x [s.sup.-1]) 4.3 x [10.sup.9] Spectral type G2 V Absolute visual magnitude +4.83 Apparent visual magnitude -26.74 Distance from Earth (km) 1.47-1.52 x [10.sup.8] Core pressure (atmosphere) 2.452 x [10.sup.11] Core temperature ([degrees]C) 1.571 x [10.sup.7] Rotation period at equator (days) 26.8 Rotation period at poles (days) 36 Composition (% hydrogen) 92.1 Composition (% helium) 7.8 Table 2.
Quick facts about the Sun Age (years) 4.5 [10.sup.9] Mass (kg) 1.9891 [10.sup.30] Diameter (km) 1.392 [10.sup.6] Escape velocity (km x [s.sup.-1]) 617.7 Luminosity (watt) 3.846 x [10.sup.26] Mass conversion rate (km x [s.sup.-1]) 4.3 x [10.sup.9] Spectral type G2 V Absolute magnitude +4.83 Apparent visual magnitude -26.74 Distance from Earth (km) 1.47 -1.52 x [10.sup.8] Core pressure (atmosphere) 2.452 x [10.sup.11] Core temperature ([degrees]C) 1.571 x [10.sup.7] Rotation period at equator (days) 26.8 Rotation period at poles (days) 36 Composition (% hydrogen) 92.1 Composition (% helium) 7.8 Table 2.