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apparent magnitude

noun, Astronomy
the magnitude of a star as it appears to an observer on the earth.
Origin of apparent magnitude
1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for apparent-magnitude

apparent magnitude

another name for magnitude (sense 4)
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apparent-magnitude in Science
apparent magnitude  
See under magnitude.
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