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HD 49878

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HD 49878 (or M Camelopardalis) is a single star in the northern circumpolar constellation of Camelopardalis. [1]

8 relations: Apparent magnitude, Camelopardalis, Circumpolar constellation, Earth, Giant star, Light-year, Star, Stellar classification.

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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Camelopardalis is a large but obscure constellation of the northern sky representing a giraffe.

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Circumpolar constellation

In astronomy, a circumpolar constellation is a constellation (group of stars) that never sets below the horizon, as viewed from a location on Earth.

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Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.

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Giant star

A giant star is a star with substantially larger radius and luminosity than a main-sequence (or dwarf) star of the same surface temperature.

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The light-year is a unit of length used to express astronomical distances and measures about 9.5 trillion kilometres or 5.9 trillion miles.

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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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HR 2527, M Camelopardalis.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HD_49878

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