apparent magnitude

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apparent magnitude

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apparent magnitude

n
(Astronomy) another name for magnitude4
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One kind of brilliance is manifest as visual brightness and whiteness, the other relates to a variety of cognitive complexities that involve diverse combinations of parts both within and across modalities of expression.
In recent years R Oph has peaked as bright as magnitude 6.8 and as faint as 8.5, a factor-of-five visual brightness difference, with no apparent rhyme or reason.
The awning, placed above a pair of heavy, hand-crafted, dark bronze doors, immediately begins to reduce the visual brightness and sets up a carefully orchestrated sequence that transports a visitor from the everyday world to a space that creates a spare, yet dynamic setting for one of the world's foremost contemporary art collections.
The Comet Section is keen to receive observations whether they are visual brightness estimates, detailed drawings, or deep narrow or wide field CCD images.
Miguel's backstory also remains a mystery with only his gold wedding ring giving a clue to his past while adding the pic's only visual brightness.
Eye fatigue can also result from uncomfortable differences in "visual brightness" in the work environment.
The prisms on the inside of the lens minimize the visual brightness of the luminaire while producing uniform illumination on the ground.
It's also the least luminous object outside the solar system whose visual brightness has been measured.