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Alpha2 Canum Venaticorum variable

Index Alpha2 Canum Venaticorum variable

An Alpha2 Canum Venaticorum variable (or α2 CVn variable) is a type of variable star. [1]

15 relations: Apparent magnitude, Atmosphere (unit), Canes Venatici, Chemically peculiar star, Chromium, Constellation, Magnetism, Main sequence, Rotation, Silicon, Spectral line, Star, Stellar classification, Strontium, Variable star.

Apparent magnitude

The apparent magnitude of a celestial object is a number that is a measure of its brightness as seen by an observer on Earth.

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Atmosphere (unit)

The standard atmosphere (symbol: atm) is a unit of pressure defined as.

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Canes Venatici

Canes Venatici is one of the 88 official modern constellations.

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Chemically peculiar star

In astrophysics, chemically peculiar stars (CP stars) are stars with distinctly unusual metal abundances, at least in their surface layers.

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Chromium

Chromium is a chemical element with symbol Cr and atomic number 24.

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Constellation

A constellation is a group of stars that are considered to form imaginary outlines or meaningful patterns on the celestial sphere, typically representing animals, mythological people or gods, mythological creatures, or manufactured devices.

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Magnetism

Magnetism is a class of physical phenomena that are mediated by magnetic fields.

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Main sequence

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

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Rotation

A rotation is a circular movement of an object around a center (or point) of rotation.

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Silicon

Silicon is a chemical element with symbol Si and atomic number 14.

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Spectral line

A spectral line is a dark or bright line in an otherwise uniform and continuous spectrum, resulting from emission or absorption of light in a narrow frequency range, compared with the nearby frequencies.

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Star

A star is type of astronomical object consisting of a luminous spheroid 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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Strontium

Strontium is the chemical element with symbol Sr and atomic number 38.

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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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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpha2_Canum_Venaticorum_variable

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