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Beta Corvi

Beta Corvi (Beta Crv, β Corvi, β Crv) is the second brightest star in the southern constellation of Corvus. [1]

39 relations: A Carinae, Angular diameter, Antonín Bečvář, Apparent magnitude, Bayer designation, Boss General Catalogue, Bright giant, Bright Star Catalogue, Catalogues of Fundamental Stars, Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg, Chariot (Chinese constellation), Constellation, Corvus (constellation), Delta Corvi, Durchmusterung, Effective temperature, Epoch (astronomy), Epsilon Corvi, Flamsteed designation, Gamma Corvi, Henry Draper Catalogue, Hipparcos, International Celestial Reference System, Main sequence, Metallicity, Minute and second of arc, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, PPM Star Catalogue, Rho2 Cancri, SIMBAD, Skalnate Pleso Atlas of the Heavens, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog, Solar luminosity, Solar mass, Solar radius, Star, Stellar classification, Sun, Variable star.

A Carinae

A Carinae or a Carinae is the name of several stars.

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Angular diameter

The angular diameter or apparent size is an angular measurement describing how large a sphere or circle appears from a given point of view.

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Antonín Bečvář

Antonín Bečvář (10 June 1901 – 10 January 1965) was a Czech astronomer who was active in Slovakia.

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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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Bayer designation

A Bayer designation is a stellar designation in which a specific star is identified by a Greek letter, followed by the genitive form of its parent constellation's Latin name.

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Boss General Catalogue

Boss General Catalogue (GC, sometimes General Catalogue) is an astronomical catalogue containing 33,342 stars.

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Bright giant

The luminosity class II in the Yerkes spectral classification is given to bright giants.

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Bright Star Catalogue

The Bright Star Catalogue, also known as the Yale Catalogue of Bright Stars or Yale Bright Star Catalogue, is a star catalogue that lists all stars of stellar magnitude 6.5 or brighter, which is roughly every star visible to the naked eye from Earth.

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Catalogues of Fundamental Stars

The Catalogue of Fundamental Stars is a series of six astrometric catalogues of high precision positional data for a small selection of stars to define a celestial reference frame, which is a standard coordinate system for measuring positions of stars.

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Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg

The Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg (CDS; English translation: Strasbourg Astronomical Data Center) is a data hub which collects and distributes astronomical information.

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Chariot (Chinese constellation)

The Chariot mansion is one of the Twenty-eight mansions of the Chinese constellations.

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In modern astronomy, a constellation is a specific area of the celestial sphere as defined by the International Astronomical Union (IAU).

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Corvus (constellation)

Corvus is a small constellation in the Southern Celestial Hemisphere.

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Delta Corvi

Delta Corvi (δ Crv, δ Corvi) is a star in the southern constellation of Corvus.

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In astronomy, Durchmusterung or Bonner Durchmusterung (BD), is the comprehensive astrometric star catalogue of the whole sky, compiled by the Bonn Observatory (Germany) from 1859 to 1903.

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Effective temperature

The effective temperature of a body such as a star or planet is the temperature of a black body that would emit the same total amount of electromagnetic radiation.

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Epoch (astronomy)

In astronomy, an epoch is a moment in time used as a reference point for some time-varying astronomical quantity, such as the celestial coordinates or elliptical orbital elements of a celestial body, because these are subject to perturbations and vary with time.

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Epsilon Corvi

Epsilon Corvi (ε Crv, ε Corvi) is a star in the southern constellation of Corvus.

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Flamsteed designation

Flamsteed designations for stars are similar to Bayer designations, except that they use numbers instead of Greek and Roman letters.

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Gamma Corvi

Gamma Corvi (γ Crv, γ Corvi) is the brightest star in the southern constellation of Corvus, having an apparent visual magnitude of 2.6.

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Henry Draper Catalogue

The Henry Draper Catalogue (HD) is an astronomical star catalogue published between 1918 and 1924, giving spectroscopic classifications for 225,300 stars; it was later expanded by the Henry Draper Extension (HDE), published between 1925 and 1936, which gave classifications for 46,850 more stars, and by the Henry Draper Extension Charts (HDEC), published from 1937 to 1949 in the form of charts, which gave classifications for 86,933 more stars.

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Hipparcos was a scientific satellite of the European Space Agency (ESA), launched in 1989 and operated until 1993.

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International Celestial Reference System

The International Celestial Reference System (ICRS) is the current standard celestial reference system adopted by the International Astronomical Union (IAU).

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Main sequence

In astronomy, the main sequence is a continuous and distinctive band of stars that appears on plots of stellar color versus brightness.

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In astronomy and physical cosmology, the metallicity or Z, is the fraction of mass of a star or other kind of astronomical object, beyond hydrogen (X) and helium (Y).

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Minute and second of arc

A minute of arc (MOA), arcminute (arcmin) or minute arc is a unit of angular measurement equal to one-sixtieth of one degree.

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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering research in astronomy and astrophysics.

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PPM Star Catalogue

The PPM Star Catalogue (Positions and Proper Motions Star Catalogue) is the successor of the SAO Catalogue.

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Rho2 Cancri

Rho2 Cancri (ρ2 Cnc, ρ2 Cancri) is a star in the constellation Cancer.

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SIMBAD (the Set of Identifications, Measurements, and Bibliography for Astronomical Data) is an astronomical database of objects beyond the Solar System.

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Skalnate Pleso Atlas of the Heavens

The Skalnaté Pleso Atlas of the Heavens (Atlas Coeli Skalnaté Pleso 1950.0) is a set of 16 celestial charts covering the entire sky.

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog is an astrometric star catalogue.

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Solar luminosity

The solar luminosity,, is a unit of radiant flux (power emitted in the form of photons) conventionally used by astronomers to measure the luminosity of stars.

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Solar mass

The solar mass is a standard unit of mass in astronomy that is used to indicate the masses of other stars, as well as clusters, nebulae and galaxies.

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Solar radius

Solar radius is a unit of distance used to express the size of stars in astronomy equal to the current radius of the Sun: The solar radius is approximately 695,500 kilometres (432,450 miles), which is about 10 times the average radius of Jupiter, 110 times the radius of the Earth, and 1/215th of an astronomical unit, the distance of Earth from the Sun.

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

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Stellar classification

In astronomy, stellar classification is the classification of stars based on their spectral characteristics.

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The Sun (in Greek: Helios, in Latin: Sol) is the star at the center of the Solar System and is by far the most important source of energy for life on Earth.

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Variable star

A variable star is a star whose brightness as seen from Earth (its apparent magnitude) fluctuates.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beta_Corvi

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