Tables

2.1 Frequency-wavelength correspondence page 27

3.1 Examples of equatorial celestial coordinates 39

4.1 TT and TAI offsets relative to UTC 87

6.1 Sample values of Poisson function Px 155

6.2 Normal distribution probabilities 157

8.1 Solar apparent magnitudes 228

8.2 Photometry bands: Johnson-Cousins-Glass system 228

8.3 Star types: absolute magnitudes and bolometric corrections 234

9.1 Mass, luminosity, and energy examples 255

9.2 Size (radius) and distance examples 266

9.3 Surface brightness fluctuations, example 292

10.1 Absorption parameters 319

10.2 Solar-system abundances 323 11.1 Prominent emission lines in Orion nebula 359

A1 Base units: Systeme Internationale (SI) 418

A2 Some SI derived units 418

A3 SI prefixes 419

A4 Energy-related quantities 419

A5 Physical constants 420

A6 General astronomical constants 421

A7 Constants involving time 421

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