Combined Stellar Magnitude Calculator PHP Program by Jay Tanner  2024 
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.


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In general, given two or more stars, then their singular combined magnitude value (M) can be found from the equation given below.
Let:
m_{n} = Magnitude of n_{th} star within a group of N stars
M = Magnitude of all N stars combined into one value
The general equation used within the program for N
combined stellar magnitudes may be expressed as:

Program by Jay Tanner v1.5 Revised: Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at 09:28:33 AM UTC 