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(astronomy) the magnitude that a star would have if it were viewed from a distance of 10 parsecs (32

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com), showing the relation between star colours, absolute magnitude, luminosity and temperature.
The absolute magnitude of effects of all process input variables are close to each other and have the same trend, that is, increasing the ash content, heat treatment temperature, or pressing pressure tends to barely decrease the chemical absorption.
Initial errors having the same absolute magnitude are imposed at the longest wavelength (28,300 km) in experiment B.
The investigations were particularly designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate whether or not they had a 'sense of the relative and absolute magnitude of numbers' and a 'system of benchmarks' with which they could operate to make reasonable estimates.
However, several alternative analyses to test the robustness of the findings supported those of the primary analysis, the investigators explained, concluding that "the absolute magnitude of any increased risk would be low.
However, sev eral alternative analyses to test the ro bustness of the findings supported those of the primary analysis, the in vestigators explained, concluding that "the absolute magnitude of any in creased risk would be low.
The difference between China, more than anything else right now, is the absolute magnitude of the growth potential given the size of the economy in its trajectory of development," said Frits Van Paasschen, Starwood's president and CEO.
This flyby will be the closest by any near-Earth asteroid with an absolute magnitude this bright since 1976 and until 2028," said Lance Benner, a research scientist at JPL and a specialist on radar imaging of near-Earth objects.
According to the magnet hypothesis, the imposition of limits should bring an increase in the absolute magnitude of [[phi].
We define absolute magnitude of change as the nominal difference between
Although the study by Crandall and colleagues suggests that new-onset breast tenderness further increases the risk of breast cancer among users of estrogen-progestin therapy, the absolute magnitude of this increased risk is modest.
We are used to focusing on the growth rate of real GDP, along with the contributions of various components to it, but it is easy to lose sight of the magnitudes involved--of the absolute magnitude of real GDP or the relative magnitudes of the components.
Both simvastatin, the most lipophilic starin, and pravastatin, the most hydrophilic statin, were found to decrease blood pressure "substantially, although the mean absolute magnitude of the change was modest in this largely nonhypertensive sample receiving relatively low statin dosages," Dr.
It therefore has a higher Absolute Magnitude than Antares.
Other topics include pulsar wind nebulae, absolute magnitude calibrations for the long period Cepheids, elliptical galaxy formation, extragalactic globular clusters, diffuse atomic and molecular clouds, and the first results from the Spitzer Space Telescope.