Luminosity

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The Luminosity of a star represents the amount of power, or energy over time, emitted by the star.

Property Details[edit | edit source]

Location[edit | edit source]

The Luminosity property can be found in the first section of the Overview tab and at the end of the Cumulative Properties section of the Composition tab in the properties panel of a star.

Units[edit | edit source]

Luminosity can be viewed and edited using the following units:

  • Solar luminosity (L star) = 3.846×1026 W
  • Watts (W) is the SI unit for luminosity.

Simulation Effects[edit | edit source]

Stars[edit | edit source]