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Three sources of apparent brightness temperature play an important role in determining the PMMW antenna temperature that will be observed by a low-altitude, earth terrain sensor.
Once its luminosity was known, its distance could be calculated from its apparent brightness.
Based solely on its apparent brightness in Hubble Space Telescope images, where it appears exceedingly faint at 27th magnitude, astronomers guessed that this object is between 25 and 45 km (16 to 28 miles) across.
Without the cosmic dust blocking their view at the infrared wavelengths seen by Spitzer, the research team was able to obtain more precise measurements of the stars' apparent brightness, and thus their distances.
Experimental conditions to examine the relationship between lamp colour properties and apparent brightness.
Their distances, therefore, can be inferred by comparing their true brightness with their apparent brightness as seen from Earth.
Magnification and exit pupil size both affect apparent brightness and sharpness, so to truly compare the optical quality of different scopes the magnification must be the same.
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This beacon achieves its greatest apparent brightness on February 18th, shining as a brilliant -4.
The effects of color temperature on apparent brightness J.
Just as the apparent brightness of a 60-watt bulb predictably diminishes with distance, so too should the observed brightness of a supernova.
Placed side by side and switching from one to another, my eye really did not detect any difference in apparent brightness.