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A072171 Number of stars of visual magnitude n. 1
2, 6, 14, 71, 190, 610, 1929, 5946, 17765, 51094, 140062, 409194, 1196690, 3481113, 10126390, 29457184, 85689537, 249266759, 725105060, 2109295881, 6135840666, 17848866544 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

-1,1

COMMENTS

These numbers are not well-defined and the sequence is included only for completeness.

For magnitude -1, the number includes any star whose magnitude is between -1.50 and -0.51, of which there are only two, Sirius and Canopus.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=-1..20.

David Haworth, How Many Stars You Can Observe

CROSSREFS

Cf. A053406.

Sequence in context: A188491 A192764 A055691 * A131518 A222201 A130642

Adjacent sequences:  A072168 A072169 A072170 * A072172 A072173 A072174

KEYWORD

nonn,dumb

AUTHOR

Robert G. Wilson v, Jun 28 2002

EXTENSIONS

Corrected a(5) to agree with the table at the Haworth link and edited the Comments.

STATUS

approved

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