the unit, equivalent to the mass of the sun, in which the masses of stars and other celestial objects are given: a black hole of one million solar masses.
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British Dictionary definitions for solar mass
an astronomical unit of mass equal to the sun's mass, 1.981 × 10 30 kilogramsSymbol: M ⊙
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