Definition of apparent magnitude in English:
The magnitude of a celestial object as it is actually measured from the earth. Compare with absolute magnitude.
- Having such a metric obviates a major analytic problem caused by discrete characters, which is that units of the same apparent magnitude are not necessarily equivalent.
- That is, it would be 84,000 times as faint as Quaoar, making its apparent magnitude + 30.8.
- Sol at - 26.74 apparent magnitude is the brightest star as seen from Earth.
Definition of apparent magnitude in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan