Combined Stellar Magnitude Calculator
PHP Program by Jay Tanner - 2023
ENTER Stellar Magnitudes List
An empty list input will generate up to 3 random test/demo magnitude values.
Simply replace these random values with your own magnitude values separated
by spaces, commas or semicolons.
Double-Click Within Text Area to Select ALL Text
Stellar Magnitudes List: +1.706 +0.446 Combined Stellar Magnitudes: M = +0.150066518093
In general, given two or more stars, then their singular combined
magnitude value (
) can be found from the equation given below.
= Magnitude of
star within a group of
= Magnitude of all
stars combined into one value
The general equation used within the program for
combined stellar magnitudes may be expressed as:
Program by Jay Tanner
Revised: Thursday, January 01, 1970 at 12:00:00 AM UTC