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Definition of the noun alpha orionis
What does alpha orionis mean as a name of something?
- the second brightest star in Orion
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by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
Beta Centauri Beta Crucis Betelgeuse (Alpha Orionis) Canopus (Alpha Carinae) ...
Space: A Visual Encyclopedia (2010)
They use Greek letters and the constellation name, so Betelgeuse and Rigel are alpha Orionis and beta Orionis, respectively. Orion fire Hunter Orion is one of the most easily recognizable constellations in both the northern and southern skies.
Firefly Astronomy Dictionary (2003)
by John Woodruff
Betelgeuse The star Alpha Orionis, and the second-brightest star in ...
by Joseph A. Angelo
Called Alpha Orionis, or Betelgeuse, the star is a red supergiant—a Sun-like star near the end of its life. The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) picture reveals a huge ultraviolet atmosphere with a mysterious hot spot on the stellar behemoth's ...
The Encyclopedia Americana (1905)
A universal reference library comprising the arts and sciences ... commerce, etc., of the world by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach
Beta Persei Alpha Scorpii Alpha Bootis Gamma Orionis Alpha Orionis Alpha Argus (Carina;) Alpha Auriga Beta Geminorum Alpha Piscis Australia Individual Mira Ceti Mizar Polaris Pollux Procyon Regulus Rigel Sirius.
by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
Alpha Orionis see Betelgeuse. alpha particle Atomic Physics, a positively charged atom, identical with the helium nucleus, consisting of two neutrons and two protons, so double charged; released at a very high speed in the disintegration of ...
by William A. Colledge, Nathan Haskell Dole, George Jotham Hagar
or Betelgeux, the star Alpha Orionis, the bright, reddish star in one of the shoulders of Orion.
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