brightness: Brightness of 966 stars

Description Usage Format Details Source Examples

Description

The Hipparcos Catalogue has information on over 100,000 stars. Listed in this dataset are brightness measurements for 966 stars from a given sector of the sky.

Usage

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Format

A univariate dataset of 966 numbers.

Details

This is field H5 in the catalog measuring the magnitude, V , in the Johnson UBV photometric system. The smaller numbers are for brighter stars.

Source

http://astro.estec.esa.nl/hipparcos

Examples

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