radio brightness


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Noun1.radio brightness - the strength of a radio wave picked up by a radio telescope
intensity, intensity level, strength - the amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation); "he adjusted the intensity of the sound"; "they measured the station's signal strength"
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The first detections of dust-correlated AME originate from CMB experiments measuring the sky at high Galactic latitudes, and thus authors have often calculated the dust "emissivity" in terms of the radio brightness relative to a dust template map.
The Arecibo planetary radar transmitter would have a radio brightness of about 50 Janskys to a civilization some 25 light-years distant.