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Bright Star Catalogue

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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. [1]

33 relations: Apparent magnitude, CK Vulpeculae, CRC Press, DM Geminorum, Dorrit Hoffleit, Edward Charles Pickering, Frank Schlesinger, GK Persei, Globular cluster, Harvard College Observatory, Ida Barney, John Adelbert Parkhurst, Kepler's Supernova, Messier 67, NGC 2281, NGC 2808, Nova, Open cluster, Photometry (astronomy), Q Cygni, Sky & Telescope, SN 1572, SN 1885A, Solon Irving Bailey, Star catalogue, Supernova, T Aurigae, T Coronae Borealis, Taylor & Francis, The New York Times, Yale University, Yale University Observatory, 47 Tucanae.

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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CK Vulpeculae

CK Vulpeculae (also Nova Vulpeculae 1670) may be the oldest cataloged nova variable.

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CRC Press

The CRC Press, LLC is a publishing group based in the United States that specializes in producing technical books.

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DM Geminorum

DM Geminorum or Nova Geminorum 1903 was a nova, discovered by Herbert Hall Turner in 1903 in the constellation Gemini and reached a brightness of 4.8 mag.

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Dorrit Hoffleit

Ellen Dorrit Hoffleit (March 12, 1907 – April 9, 2007) was an American senior research astronomer at Yale University.

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Edward Charles Pickering

Prof Edward Charles Pickering FRS(For) HFRSE (July 19, 1846 – February 3, 1919) was an American astronomer and physicist and the older brother to William Henry Pickering.

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Frank Schlesinger

Frank Schlesinger (May 11, 1871 New York City – July 10, 1943 Old Lyme, Connecticut) was an American astronomer.

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GK Persei

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

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Globular cluster

A globular cluster is a spherical collection of stars that orbits a galactic core as a satellite.

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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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Ida Barney

Ida Barney (November 6, 1886 – March 7, 1982) was an American astronomer, best known for her 22 volumes of astrometric measurements on 150,000 stars.

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John Adelbert Parkhurst

John Adelbert Parkhurst (September 24, 1861 – March 1, 1925) was an American astronomer.

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Kepler's Supernova

SN 1604, also known as Kepler's Supernova, Kepler's Nova or Kepler's Star, was a supernova of Type Ia that occurred in the Milky Way, in the constellation Ophiuchus.

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Messier 67

Messier 67 (also known as M67 or NGC 2682) is an open cluster in the constellation of Cancer.

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NGC 2281

NGC 2281 is an open cluster in the constellation Auriga.

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NGC 2808

NGC 2808 is a globular cluster in the constellation Carina.

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Nova

A nova (plural novae or novas) or classical nova (CN, plural CNe) is a transient astronomical event that causes the sudden appearance of a bright, apparently "new" star, that slowly fades over several weeks or many months.

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Open cluster

An open cluster is a group of up to a few thousand stars that were formed from the same giant molecular cloud and have roughly the same age.

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Photometry (astronomy)

Photometry is a technique of astronomy concerned with measuring the flux, or intensity of an astronomical object's electromagnetic radiation.

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Q Cygni

Q Cygni (Q Cyg), is a star located in the constellation Cygnus.

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Sky & Telescope

Sky & Telescope (S&T) is a monthly American magazine covering all aspects of amateur astronomy, including the following.

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SN 1572

SN 1572 (Tycho's Supernova, Tycho's Nova), or B Cassiopeiae (B Cas), was a supernova of Type Ia in the constellation Cassiopeia, one of about eight supernovae visible to the naked eye in historical records.

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SN 1885A

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Solon Irving Bailey

Solon Irving Bailey (December 29, 1854 in Lisbon, New Hampshire – June 5, 1931 in Norwell, Massachusetts) was an American astronomer and discoverer of the main-belt asteroid 504 Cora, on June 30, 1902.

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Star catalogue

A star catalogue (Commonwealth English) or star catalog (American English), is an astronomical catalogue that lists stars.

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Supernova

A supernova (plural: supernovae or supernovas, abbreviations: SN and SNe) is a transient astronomical event that occurs during the last stellar evolutionary stages of a star's life, either a massive star or a white dwarf, whose destruction is marked by one final, titanic explosion.

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T Aurigae

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

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T Coronae Borealis

T Coronae Borealis (T CrB), is a recurring nova in the constellation Corona Borealis.

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Taylor & Francis

Taylor & Francis Group is an international company originating in England that publishes books and academic journals.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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Yale University

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.

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Yale University Observatory

The Yale University Observatory, also known as the Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium, is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Yale University, and maintained for student use.

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47 Tucanae

47 Tucanae, 47 Tuc (or NGC 104) is a globular cluster located in the constellation Tucana.

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References

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

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