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Mu Aquarii

Mu Aquarii (μ Aqr, μ Aquarii) is the Bayer designation for a binary star in the equatorial constellation of Aquarius. [1]

25 relations: Am star, Apparent magnitude, Aquarius (constellation), Arabic, Bayer designation, Binary star, Catalogues of Fundamental Stars, Celestial equator, Chinese language, Constellation, Epsilon Aquarii, Girl (Chinese constellation), Henry Draper Catalogue, Hipparcos, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Nu Aquarii, Orbital eccentricity, Orbital period, Parallax, Peculiar star, Spectrum, Stellar classification, 3 Aquarii, 4 Aquarii, 5 Aquarii.

Am star

An Am star or metallic-line star is a type of chemically peculiar star of spectral type A whose spectrum has strong and often variable absorption lines of metals such as zinc, strontium, zirconium, and barium, and deficiencies of others, such as calcium and scandium.

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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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Aquarius (constellation)

Aquarius is a constellation of the zodiac, situated between Capricornus and Pisces.

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Arabic

Arabic (العَرَبِية, or عربي,عربى) is the Classical Arabic language of the 6th century and its modern descendants excluding Maltese.

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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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Binary star

A binary star is a star system consisting of two stars orbiting around their common center of mass.

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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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Celestial equator

The celestial equator is a great circle on the imaginary celestial sphere, in the same plane as the Earth's equator.

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Chinese language

Chinese (汉语 / 漢語; Hànyǔ or 中文; Zhōngwén) is a group of related but in many cases mutually unintelligible language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.

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Constellation

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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Epsilon Aquarii

Epsilon Aquarii (ε Aqr, ε Aquarii) is the Bayer designation for a star in the equatorial zodiac constellation of Aquarius.

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Girl (Chinese constellation)

The Girl mansion (女宿, pinyin: Nǚ Xiù) is one of the Twenty-eight mansions of the Chinese constellations.

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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

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

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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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Nu Aquarii

Nu Aquarii (ν Aqr, ν Aquarii) is the Bayer designation for a star in the equatorial constellation of Aquarius.

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Orbital eccentricity

The orbital eccentricity of an astronomical object is a parameter that determines the amount by which its orbit around another body deviates from a perfect circle.

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Orbital period

The orbital period is the time taken for a given object to make one complete orbit around another object.

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Parallax

Parallax is a displacement or difference in the apparent position of an object viewed along two different lines of sight, and is measured by the angle or semi-angle of inclination between those two lines.

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Peculiar star

In astrophysics, peculiar stars have distinctly unusual metal abundances, at least in their surface layers.

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Spectrum

A spectrum (plural spectra or spectrums) is a condition that is not limited to a specific set of values but can vary infinitely within a continuum.

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Stellar classification

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

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3 Aquarii

3 Aquarii is the Flamsteed designation for a variable star in the equatorial constellation of Aquarius.

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4 Aquarii

4 Aquarii is a binary star in the constellation Aquarius.

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5 Aquarii

5 Aquarii is a star in the constellation Aquarius.

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Redirects here:

6 Aquarii, HD 198743, HIP 103045, HR 7990, SAO 144895, Μ Aquarii.

References

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

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