Re: Magnitudes

Marc Petersen (marcpetersen@gulf.net)
Sat, 21 Feb 1998 01:09:44 -0600

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Stellar magnitudes are exponential, with a base of approximately 2.512.
(IE:  Five magnitudes difference =3D 2.512^5 =3D 100)

Hope this helps.

Marc Petersen

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Stellar magnitudes are exponential, = with a base=20 of approximately 2.512.
(IE:  Five magnitudes = difference =3D 2.512^5=20 =3D 100)
 
Hope this helps.
 
Marc = Petersen
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