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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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At his decease, there is only a vacancy, and a momentary eddy,--very small, as compared with the apparent magnitude of the ingurgitated object,--and a bubble or two, ascending out of the black depth and bursting at the surface.
Star Colors "Astronomers have long agreed on the need for more accurate apparent magnitudes of the naked-eye stars.
(3) They report apparent magnitudes, mostly in B and R, obtained in 2007 June and July.
Below is a chart showing the apparent magnitudes of the 10 brightest stars (other than the sun) as seen from Earth.
(Spherical triangles are indistinguishable from visible triangles, but so are appropriately chosen plane triangles, saddle triangles, and so on.) There is a further necessary condition on representation: figure x represents visible figure y only if the apparent magnitudes of angles in y are equal to the real magnitudes of angles in x.
Look 4.8[degrees] north-northwest of Alpha Serpentis for the fine double star Delta Serpentis, a pair of spectral-type F0 bright giants with apparent magnitudes 4.2 and 5.2.
In order to plot CMDs for each cluster, we needed to convert the instrumental magnitudes, b and v, for each star to apparent magnitudes, B and V, on the Johnson UBV photometric standard system.
Their apparent magnitudes are 5.6 and 6.1 but their small separation--currently 0.7"--calls for a night of very steady seeing and a telescope with at least 8 inches of aperture.
When we consider Mercury and Venus's apparent magnitudes (not corrected for distance), they vary less than the phase curves.
THE DEEP SKY IN THE MIND'S EYE These tables show various objects' apparent magnitudes and sizes both at the objects' actual distances and as they would appear if the objects were brought alongside the Pleiades at 440 light-years.
The properties of each of the solar system's planets are handily tabulated, as are the distances, spectral types, and apparent magnitudes of the nearest and brightest stars.
(The brightest stars of Palomar 11 itself are red giants with apparent magnitudes of around 15 1/2.) A skinny triangle of 11th- and 12th-magnitude stars sits off the northeast edge.