What is BLACK-BODY TEMPERATURE?

The temperature of a black body which emits the same amount of heat radiation per unit area like the heat radiation emitted by a given radiator at a given temperature. It is measured by a total radiation pyrometer.

BLACK-BODY TEMPERATURE: "Blackbody temperature is also known as brightness temperature."

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