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Bolometric Magnitude [Astro*Index]

This is the total radiation received from a star: visible light, radio waves, X-rays, infrared, etc. It is measured on a device called a Bolometer which produces a combined output signal of all radiation, rather than within a specified band of wavelengths.

See also:
♦ Electromagnetic Spectrum ♦ Magnitude


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