Calculating the magnitude


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Feb22-12, 11:16 PM
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How do we calculate the magnitude of a system composed by some binary systems of stars?
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Feb22-12, 11:32 PM
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You need to give us more information. *Some* binary systems? How many? Just one binary, or multiple binaries?

Do you know the magnitudes of the individual stars in the binary or binaries?
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Feb23-12, 12:05 AM
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Yeah, suppose we know the magnitude of all the stars and that the number of binary systems is k (can be one or more).


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