apparent magnitude

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apparent magnitude

n.

apparent magnitude

n
(Astronomy) another name for magnitude4
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5, a factor-of-five visual brightness difference, with no apparent rhyme or reason.
The Comet Section is keen to receive observations whether they are visual brightness estimates, detailed drawings, or deep narrow or wide field CCD images.
The prisms on the inside of the lens minimize the visual brightness of the luminaire while producing uniform illumination on the ground.
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.
It's also the least luminous object outside the solar system whose visual brightness has been measured.