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What is the difference between Luminosity and Brightness?

Asked by R. Jones, Last updated: Jan 12, 2020

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W. Mocroft

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W. Mocroft, Philanthropist, Master Degree in International Business, Las Vegas

Answered Aug 29, 2019

Luminosity and brightness are words connected to light but have different meanings. Luminosity refers to the amount of light that is emitted from a specific light source. It can be measured in...Read More
 

T. Wikati

T. Wikati, Technical Writer, New York

Answered Aug 06, 2019

Luminosity is the term used to describe the rate at which a star radiates energy in all directions. Astronomers use this term to express the level of brightness of objects. It describes planetary...Read More
 

W. Kaye

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W. Kaye, Ex-Marine, Post Graduate, Chapel Hill

Answered Jun 13, 2019

Luminosity and Brightness are two terms that are talking about light. If you want to measure the amount of light being generated from a source of light, or you want to describe the effect of the...Read More
 

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