17 relations: Astronomical unit, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Cygnus (constellation), Earth, Flare star, Gliese Catalogue of Nearby Stars, List of nearest stars and brown dwarfs, Red dwarf, Solar mass, Solar System, Star catalogue, The Astronomical Journal, The Astrophysical Journal, Variable star designation, Venus, Washington Double Star Catalog, 2MASS.
The astronomical unit (symbol: au, ua, or AU) is a unit of length, roughly the distance from Earth to the Sun.
Astronomy & Astrophysics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering theoretical, observational, and instrumental astronomy and astrophysics.
Cygnus is a northern constellation lying on the plane of the Milky Way, deriving its name from the Latinized Greek word for swan.
Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.
A flare star is a variable star that can undergo unpredictable dramatic increases in brightness for a few minutes.
The Gliese Catalogue of Nearby Stars is a modern star catalogue of stars located within 25 parsecs (81.54 ly) of the Earth.
The following two lists include all the known stars and brown dwarfs that are within of the Sun, or were/will be within in the astronomically near past or future.
A red dwarf (or M dwarf) is a small and relatively cool star on the main sequence, of M spectral type.
The solar mass is a standard unit of mass in astronomy, equal to approximately.
The Solar SystemCapitalization of the name varies.
A star catalogue (Commonwealth English) or star catalog (American English), is an astronomical catalogue that lists stars.
The Astronomical Journal (often abbreviated AJ in scientific papers and references) is a peer-reviewed monthly scientific journal owned by the American Astronomical Society and currently published by IOP Publishing.
The Astrophysical Journal, often abbreviated ApJ (pronounced "ap jay") in references and speech, is a peer-reviewed scientific journal of astrophysics and astronomy, established in 1895 by American astronomers George Ellery Hale and James Edward Keeler.
Variable stars are designated using a variation on the Bayer designation format of an identifying label (as described below) combined with the Latin genitive of the name of the constellation in which the star lies.
Venus is the second planet from the Sun, orbiting it every 224.7 Earth days.
The Washington Double Star Catalog, or WDS, is a catalog of double stars, maintained at the United States Naval Observatory.
The Two Micron All-Sky Survey, or 2MASS, was an astronomical survey of the whole sky in the infrared spectrum and one of the most ambitious such projects.