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Luminosity

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: Dr. Robert Roseberry
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(A) Find the number which, when raised to the fifth power, equals 100. Then derive the formula relating magnitudes to fluxes. (B) Find the absolute magnitude of Sirius and the Sun. (C) Calculate the bolometric magnitude of Antares. Calculate its radius, given the corrected bolometric magnitude. Calculate the temperature of Rigil Kent. (D) Find the bolometric correction of Sirius.

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Publish Date: September 25, 2017
Created In: Maple 2017
Language: English

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