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12 Victoria

12 Victoria is a large main-belt asteroid. [1]

29 relations: Apparent magnitude, Asteroid, Asteroid belt, Astronomical unit, Benjamin Apthorp Gould, Binary asteroid, Elongation (astronomy), Geometric albedo, Harvard College Observatory, IRAS, John Russell Hind, Julian day, Julian year (astronomy), Kelvin, Nike (mythology), Occultation, Pallas (Titan), Queen Victoria, Radar astronomy, S-type asteroid, Speckle imaging, Star, Styx, The Astronomical Journal, Titan (mythology), United States, Victoria (mythology), William Cranch Bond, 84 Klio.

Apparent magnitude

The apparent magnitude (m) of a celestial object is a measure of its brightness as seen by an observer on Earth, adjusted to the value it would have in the absence of the atmosphere.

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Asteroid

Asteroids are minor planets, especially those of the inner Solar System.

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Asteroid belt

The asteroid belt is the region of the Solar System located roughly between the orbits of the planets Mars and Jupiter.

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Astronomical unit

The astronomical unit (symbol au, AU or ua) is a unit of length, roughly the distance from the Earth to the Sun.

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Benjamin Apthorp Gould

Benjamin Apthorp Gould (September 27, 1824 – November 26, 1896) was a pioneering American astronomer.

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Binary asteroid

A binary asteroid is a system of two asteroids orbiting their common barycenter.

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Elongation (astronomy)

In astronomy, a planet's elongation is the angle between the Sun and the planet, with Earth as the reference point.

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Geometric albedo

In astronomy, the geometric albedo of a celestial body is the ratio of its actual brightness as seen from the light source (i.e at zero phase angle) to that of an idealized flat, fully reflecting, diffusively scattering (Lambertian) disk with the same cross-section.

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Harvard College Observatory

The Harvard College Observatory (HCO) is an institution managing a complex of buildings and multiple instruments used for astronomical research by the Harvard University Department of Astronomy.

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IRAS

The Infrared Astronomical Satellite (IRAS) was the first-ever space-based observatory to perform a survey of the entire sky at infrared wavelengths.

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John Russell Hind

John Russell Hind FRS (12 May 1823 – 23 December 1895) was an English astronomer.

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Julian day

Julian day is the continuous count of days since the beginning of the Julian Period used primarily by astronomers.

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Julian year (astronomy)

In astronomy, a Julian year (symbol: a) is a unit of measurement of time defined as exactly 365.25 days of SI seconds each.

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Kelvin

The kelvin is a unit of measure for temperature based upon an absolute scale.

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Nike (mythology)

Nike (Νίκη, "Victory"), in ancient Greek religion, was a goddess who personified victory, also known as the Winged Goddess of Victory.

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Occultation

An occultation is an event that occurs when one object is hidden by another object that passes between it and the observer.

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Pallas (Titan)

In Greek mythology, Pallas (Πάλλας) was one of the Titans.

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Queen Victoria

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

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Radar astronomy

Radar astronomy is a technique of observing nearby astronomical objects by reflecting microwaves off target objects and analyzing the reflections.

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S-type asteroid

S-type asteroids, or silicaceous asteroids, are of a stony composition, hence the name.

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Speckle imaging

Image:Zeta_bootis_short_exposure.png|Typical short-exposure image of a binary star (Zeta Bootis in this case) as seen through atmospheric seeing.

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Star

A star is a luminous sphere of plasma held together by its own gravity.

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Styx

In Greek mythology, Styx (Στύξ) is a deity and a river that formed the boundary between Earth and the Underworld (the domain often called Hades, which also is the name of its ruler).

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The Astronomical Journal

The Astronomical Journal (often abbreviated AJ in scientific papers and references) is a peer-reviewed monthly scientific journal owned by the American Astronomical Society and currently published by IOP Publishing.

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Titan (mythology)

In Classical Greek mythology, the Titans (Greek: Τῑτάν Tītán; plural: Τῑτᾶνες Tītânes) and Titanesses (Greek: Τῑτᾱνίς Tītānís; plural: Τῑτᾱνίδες Tītānídes) were members of the second order of divine beings, descending from the primordial deities and preceding the Olympian deities.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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Victoria (mythology)

Victoria, in ancient Roman religion, was the personified goddess of victory.

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William Cranch Bond

William Cranch Bond (September 9, 1789 – January 29, 1859) was an American astronomer, and the first director of Harvard College Observatory.

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84 Klio

84 Klio is a quite large and very dark main-belt asteroid.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/12_Victoria

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