Re: (meteorobs) About magnitudes
As far as I know (I've only had to use the Moon for magnitude comparison a
couple of times) it is the total magnitude. Surface brightness is given in
magnitude per unit of area.
So yes, you would use the intensity of ground illumination to judge the
I'll let the experts on this list give some better and more detailed
To UNSUBSCRIBE from the 'meteorobs' email list, use the Web form at: