apparent magnitude


noun Astronomy.

the magnitude of a star as it appears to an observer on the earth.

Origin of apparent magnitude

First recorded in 1870–75
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British Dictionary definitions for apparent magnitude

apparent magnitude

noun

another name for magnitude (def. 4)
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apparent magnitude in Science

apparent magnitude

See under magnitude.
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