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Absolute Magnitude

(M)
(magnitude as seen from 10 parsecs)

Absolute Magnitude is a Magnitude-style (logarithmic) measurement of brightness indicating the magnitude as would be seen from 10 Parsecs (i.e., what would be its Apparent Magnitude at that distance) adjusted for the Reddening. As with all astronomical magnitude scales, the smaller the number, the brighter. Absolute magnitudes of some stars:


(measure,brightness,logarithmic,EMR,magnitude)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Absolute_magnitude

Referenced by:
Achernar
A-Type Star (A)
Alpha Centauri
Arcturus
B-Type Star (B)
Bolometric Magnitude (Mbol)
Canopus
Cepheid Variable
Color-Color Diagram
Color-Magnitude Diagram (CMD)
Distance Modulus (u)
Faber-Jackson Relation
F-Type Star (F)
G-Type Star (G)
Globular Cluster Luminosity Function (GCLF)
Giant Star
H-R Diagram (HRD)
Hypergiant
K-Type Star (K)
Luminosity Distance (dL)
Magnitude
Main Sequence Fitting
M-Type Star (M)
O5 Spectral Class (O5)
O-Type Star (O)
Scholz's Star
Sirius
Spectroscopic Parallax
Standard Candle
Stellar Distance Determination
Stellar Luminosity Determination
Sun
Supergiant
Synthetic Photometry
Volume Weighting

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