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Stargazing Basics 2: Understanding star magnitude in astronomy

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Published on Jul 13, 2012

Want to know more about the basics of astronomy? Learn about magnitudes (brightness differences of objects) in the night sky for beginning astronomy. Video discusses visual magnitude from the Sun through 11th magnitude, explaining the scale's logarithmic method of calculating brightness, plus the concepts of absolute magnitude, integrated magnitude and surface brightness - all in a friendly, easy-to-understand presentation.

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