bolometric-magnitude

bolometric magnitude

noun Astronomy.
the magnitude of a star derived either from the total energy that it radiates at all wavelengths or from the total energy of those of its wavelengths that are received on earth.
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bolometric magnitude   (bō'lə-mět'rĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
See under magnitude.
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