absolute magnitude

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English[edit]

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæb.səˌlut/, /ˌæb.səˈljut/ + IPA(key): /ˈmæɡ.nɪ.tjud/, ˈmæɡ.nɪ.tud/

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absolute magnitude (plural absolute magnitudes)

  1. (astronomy) The intrinsic luminosity that a celestial body would have if viewed from a distance of 10 parsecs or 32.6 light years.

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