The Stellar Distance Based on Magnitude calculator computes the approximate distance to a star based on the apparent magnitude of the star (m) and the absolute magnitude of the star (M).
INSTRUCTIONS: Enter the following:
Stellar Distance (d): The calculator returns the approximate distance to the star in parsecs. However, this can be automatically converted to other distance units (e.g. kilometers or light years) via the pull-down menu.
d = 10(m-M+5)/5