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  • 1 apparent — apparent, ente [ aparɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • aparant 1155; p. prés. de apparoir 1 ♦ Qui apparaît, se montre clairement aux yeux. ⇒ ostensible, visible. Porter un insigne d une manière apparente. Grossesse peu apparente. C est très apparent (cf. Cela se… …

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  • 2 Distance modulus — The distance modulus is a way of expressing distances that is often used in astronomy. Contents 1 Definition 2 Different kinds of distance moduli 3 Usage 4 References …

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  • 3 Apparent magnitude — Asteroid 65 Cybele and 2 stars with their magnitudes labeled The apparent magnitude (m) of a celestial body is a measure of its brightness as seen by an observer on Earth, normalized to the value it would have in the absence of the atmosphere.… …

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  • 4 APPARENT — ENTE. adj. Qui est visible, évident, manifeste. Se placer à l endroit le plus apparent. Il y a des procédés pour rendre plus apparente l écriture des vieux manuscrits. Ce manque de régularité est peu apparent, est très apparent. On dit qu il est… …

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  • 5 APPARENT, ENTE — adj. Qui est visible, évident, manifeste. Se placer à l’endroit le plus apparent. Il y a des procédés pour rendre plus apparente l’écriture des vieux manuscrits. Ce manque de régularité est peu apparent, est très apparent. On dit qu’il est riche… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 6 Apparent time — Time Time, n.; pl. {Times}. [OE. time, AS. t[=i]ma, akin to t[=i]d time, and to Icel. t[=i]mi, Dan. time an hour, Sw. timme. [root]58. See {Tide}, n.] 1. Duration, considered independently of any system of measurement or any employment of terms… …

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  • 7 apparent candlepower — Optics. a measure of the luminous intensity of an extended source of light in terms of the candlepower of a point source of light that has an equivalent luminous intensity when placed at the same distance as the extended source. * * * …

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  • 8 apparent brightness — noun The brightness of a star as measured by an observer, as opposed to its intrinsic brightness when corrected for distance or absorption …

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  • 9 apparent candle power — noun : the candle power of an extended source of light that is equal to the candle power of a point source of light which if located at the extended source would produce an equivalent illumination at the distance specified …

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  • 10 apparent candlepower — Optics. a measure of the luminous intensity of an extended source of light in terms of the candlepower of a point source of light that has an equivalent luminous intensity when placed at the same distance as the extended source …

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  • 11 angular distance — Apparent distance, distance as measured by an angle …

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  • 12 Angular distance — In mathematics (in particular geometry and trigonometry) and all natural sciences (including astronomy, geophysics, etc), the angular distance (angular separation, apparent distance, or apparent separation) between two point objects, as observed… …

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  • 13 Cosmic distance ladder — * Light green boxes: Technique applicable to star forming galaxies. * Light blue boxes: Technique applicable to Population II galaxies. * Light Purple boxes: Geometric distance technique. * Light Red box: The planetary nebula luminosity function… …

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  • 14 Diametre apparent — Diamètre apparent Le diamètre apparent, ou diamètre angulaire, souvent associé à des mesures d astres en astronomie, est l angle sous lequel est vu un objet. Étant lié à un objet (ex : la Lune), le diamètre apparent va être fonction de la… …

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  • 15 Diamètre Apparent — Le diamètre apparent, ou diamètre angulaire, souvent associé à des mesures d astres en astronomie, est l angle sous lequel est vu un objet. Étant lié à un objet (ex : la Lune), le diamètre apparent va être fonction de la distance, de la… …

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  • 16 Diamètre apparent — Le diamètre apparent, ou diamètre angulaire, souvent associé à des mesures d astres en astronomie, est l angle sous lequel est vu un objet. Étant lié à un objet (ex : la Lune), le diamètre apparent va être fonction de la distance, de la… …

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  • 17 Comoving distance — Physical cosmology Universe · Big Bang …

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  • 18 Lunar distance (navigation) — For the history of the lunar distance method, see History of longitude. Finding Greenwich time while at sea using a lunar distance. The Lunar Distance is the angle between the Moon and a star (or the Sun). The altitudes of the two bodies are used …

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  • 19 Luminosity distance — DL is defined in terms of the relationship between the absolute magnitude M and apparent magnitude m of an astronomical object.: M = m 5 (log {10}{D L} 1)!,which gives:: D L = 10^{frac{(m M)}{5}+1}where DL is measured in parsecs. For nearby… …

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  • 20 The distance (boxing) — The distance, in boxing, refers to the full number of rounds in boxing matches. It is frequently used in the expression going the distance, which means fighting a full bout without being knocked out.[1] If a match goes the distance without a… …

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