UBV photometry


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UBV photometry

 (yo͞o′bē-vē′)
n.
Photometry used to obtain stellar magnitudes in the ultraviolet, blue, and green regions of the visible spectrum by comparing observed brightnesses to those of well-observed standard stars.

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