31 relations: Aitken Double Star Catalogue, Angular distance, Apparent magnitude, Astrometry, Astronomical unit, Bright Star Catalogue, Constellation, Durchmusterung, Effective temperature, Flamsteed designation, Gliese Catalogue of Nearby Stars, HD 158614, Henry Draper Catalogue, Hercules (constellation), Hipparcos, Magnitude (astronomy), Main sequence, Nanometre, Orbital eccentricity, Orbital period, Parallax, Phi2 Pavonis, Semi-major and semi-minor axes, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog, Star, Star catalogue, Stellar classification, Subgiant, Sun, Zeta Herculis Moving Group, Zeta Reticuli.
The Aitken Double Star Catalogue, or ADS, is a star catalogue of double stars.
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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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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Astrometry is the branch of astronomy that involves precise measurements of the positions and movements of stars and other celestial bodies.
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The astronomical unit (symbol: au, ua, or AU) is a unit of length, roughly the distance from Earth to the Sun.
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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.
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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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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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.
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.
The Gliese Catalogue of Nearby Stars is a modern star catalogue of stars located within 25 parsecs (81.54 ly) of the Earth.
HD 158614 is a spectroscopic binary star system approximately 60 light-years away in the constellation of Ophiuchus.
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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.
Hercules is a constellation named after Hercules, the Roman mythological hero adapted from the Greek hero Heracles.
Hipparcos was a scientific satellite of the European Space Agency (ESA), launched in 1989 and operated until 1993.
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In astronomy, magnitude is a logarithmic measure of the brightness of an object in a defined passband, often in the visible or infrared spectrum, but sometimes across all wavelengths.
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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The nanometre (International spelling as used by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures; SI symbol: nm) or nanometer (American spelling) is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one billionth (short scale) of a metre (m).
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The orbital eccentricity of an astronomical object is a parameter that determines the amount by which its orbit around another body deviates from a perfect circle.
The orbital period is the time a given astronomical object takes to complete one orbit around another object, and applies in astronomy usually to planets or asteroids orbiting the Sun, moons orbiting planets, exoplanets orbiting other stars, or binary stars.
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Parallax is a displacement or difference in the apparent position of an object viewed along two different lines of sight, and is measured by the angle or semi-angle of inclination between those two lines.
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Phi2 Pavonis (φ2 Pav, φ2 Pavonis) is a solitary star in the southern constellation of Pavo (the Peacock).
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In geometry, the major axis of an ellipse is its longest diameter: a line segment that runs through the center and both foci, with ends at the widest points of the perimeter.
The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog is an astrometric star catalogue.
A star is type of astronomical object consisting of a luminous spheroid of plasma held together by its own gravity.
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A star catalogue (Commonwealth English) or star catalog (American English), is an astronomical catalogue that lists stars.
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In astronomy, stellar classification is the classification of stars based on their spectral characteristics.
A subgiant is a star that is brighter than a normal main-sequence star of the same spectral class, but not as bright as true giant stars.
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The Sun is the star at the center of the Solar System.
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Zeta Herculis Moving Group is a set of stars that share a common motion through space.
Zeta Reticuli (Zeta Ret, ζ Reticuli, ζ Ret) is a wide binary star system in the southern constellation of Reticulum.
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