For Star B state whether the star is closer than, farther, than, or exactly 10 parsecs away?
For Star B state whether the star is closer than, farther, than, or exactly 10 parsecs away?
Star B:
Apparent Magnitude:5
Absolute Magnitude: 4
For Star B state whether the star is closer than, farther, than, or exactly 10 parsecs away?
For Star B state whether the star is closer than, farther, than, or exactly 10 parsecs away?
Star B:
Apparent Magnitude:5
Absolute Magnitude: 4
According to Wikipedia, the absolute magnitude of a celestial body (outside of the solar system) is the apparent magnitude it would have if it were 10 parsecs. Also, apparent magnitude (dimness) increases with distance. Therefore, the star is farther than 10 parsecs away.