bolometric magnitude


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bolometric magnitude

See magnitude.
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bolometric magnitude

[¦bō·lə¦me·trik ′mag·nə‚tüd]
(astronomy)
The magnitude of a celestial object, as calculated from the total amount of radiation received from the object at all wavelengths.
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