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HD 79940

Index HD 79940

HD 79940 is a star in the constellation Vela. [1]

7 relations: Apparent magnitude, Constellation, Effective temperature, Gliese Catalogue of Nearby Stars, Star, Stellar rotation, Vela (constellation).

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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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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Effective temperature

The effective temperature of a body such as a star or planet is the temperature of a black body that would emit the same total amount of electromagnetic radiation.

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Gliese Catalogue of Nearby Stars

The Gliese Catalogue of Nearby Stars is a modern star catalogue of stars located within 25 parsecs (81.54 ly) of the Earth.

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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 rotation

Stellar rotation is the angular motion of a star about its axis.

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Vela (constellation)

Vela is a constellation in the southern sky.

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Redirects here:

K2 Velorum.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HD_79940

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