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T Coronae Borealis

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T Coronae Borealis (T CrB), is a recurring nova in the constellation Corona Borealis. [1]

9 relations: Apparent magnitude, Constellation, Corona Borealis, John Birmingham (astronomer), Nova, Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Red giant, Sky & Telescope, White dwarf.

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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Corona Borealis

Corona Borealis is a small constellation in the Northern Celestial Hemisphere.

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John Birmingham (astronomer)

John Birmingham (1816–1884) was an Irish astronomer, amateur geologist, polymath and poet.

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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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Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific

Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (often abbreviated as PASP in references and literature) is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal managed by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.

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Red giant

A red giant is a luminous giant star of low or intermediate mass (roughly 0.3–8 solar masses) in a late phase of stellar evolution.

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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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White dwarf

A white dwarf, also called a degenerate dwarf, is a stellar core remnant composed mostly of electron-degenerate matter.

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References

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

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