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T Aurigae

T Aurigae (or Nova Aurigae 1891) was a nova, which lit up in the constellation Auriga in 1891. [1]

9 relations: Apparent magnitude, Auriga (constellation), Constellation, Epoch (astronomy), GK Persei, International Celestial Reference System, Nova, Springer Publishing, Thomas David Anderson.

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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Auriga (constellation)

Auriga is one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd-century astronomer Ptolemy and remains one of the 88 modern constellations.

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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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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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GK Persei

GK Persei (also Nova Persei 1901) was a bright nova occurring in 1901.

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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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Nova

A nova (plural novae or novas) is a cataclysmic nuclear explosion on a white dwarf, which causes a sudden brightening of the star.

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Springer Publishing

Springer Publishing is an American publishing company of academic journals and books, focusing on the fields of nursing, gerontology, psychology, social work, counseling, public health, and rehabilitation (neuropsychology).

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Thomas David Anderson

Thomas David Anderson (6 February 1853 – 31 March 1932) was a Scottish amateur astronomer.

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Nova Aurigae, Nova Aurigae 1892.

References

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

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