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L-LOG-SUN - value on stellar data

  1. Jan 5, 2012 #1
    On the exoplanet database they have a value which I am not familiar with, can anyone
    help me understand what value they are displaying represents?

    Luminosity ?
    " compared to solar luminosity?

    Does LOG mean they performed a logarithm?

    see attached picture . Thanks/ bob
     

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  3. Jan 8, 2012 #2
    Yes---this is the logarithm of the star's luminosity, measured in solar-luminosities.
     
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