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Gamma Equulei

Index Gamma Equulei

Gamma Equulei, Latinized from γ Equulei, is a double star in the northern constellation of Equuleus. [1]

26 relations: Angular distance, Ap and Bp stars, Apparent magnitude, Asteroseismology, Bayer designation, Bright Star Catalogue, Catalogues of Fundamental Stars, Chemically peculiar star, Chromium, Constellation, Double star, Durchmusterung, Equuleus, Europium, Flamsteed designation, Henry Draper Catalogue, Hipparcos, Iron, Latinisation of names, Main sequence, Minute and second of arc, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Rapidly oscillating Ap star, Stellar classification, Stellar magnetic field, Strontium.

Angular distance

In mathematics (in particular geometry and trigonometry) and all natural sciences (e.g. astronomy and geophysics), the angular distance (angular separation, apparent distance, or apparent separation) between two point objects, as viewed from a location different from either of these objects, is the angle of length between the two directions originating from the observer and pointing toward these two objects.

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Ap and Bp stars

Ap and Bp stars are chemically peculiar stars (hence the "p") of types A and B which show overabundances of some metals, such as strontium, chromium and europium.

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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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Asteroseismology

Asteroseismology or astroseismology is the study of oscillations in stars.

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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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Bright Star Catalogue

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.

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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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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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Double star

In observational astronomy, a double star or visual double is a pair of stars that appear close to each other in the sky as seen from Earth when viewed through an optical telescope.

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Durchmusterung

In astronomy, Durchmusterung or Bonner Durchmusterung (BD), is the comprehensive astrometric star catalogue of the whole sky, compiled by the Bonn Observatory (Germany) from 1859 to 1903.

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Equuleus

Equuleus is a constellation.

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Europium

Europium is a chemical element with symbol Eu and atomic number 63.

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Flamsteed designation

A Flamsteed designation is a combination of a number and constellation name that uniquely identifies most naked eye stars in the modern constellations visible from southern England.

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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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Iron

Iron is a chemical element with symbol Fe (from ferrum) and atomic number 26.

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Latinisation of names

Latinisation or Latinization is the practice of rendering a non-Latin name (or word) in a Latin style.

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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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Minute and second of arc

A minute of arc, arcminute (arcmin), arc minute, or minute arc is a unit of angular measurement equal to of one degree.

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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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Rapidly oscillating Ap star

Rapidly oscillating Ap stars (roAp stars) are a subtype of the Ap star class that exhibit short-timescale rapid photometric or radial velocity variations.

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Stellar classification

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

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Stellar magnetic field

A stellar magnetic field is a magnetic field generated by the motion of conductive plasma inside a star.

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Strontium

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

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References

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

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