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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 Orion.
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 ...
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 American Heritage Dictionary
Scientific name: Alpha Orionis. See Note at Rigel. Bethe k.'1., . Hans Albrecht Born 1906. German-born American physicist who was instrumental in the development of quantum physics. Bethe also played an important role in the development ...
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 The University of Chicago Press, Leszek Kołakowski
Betelgeuse (Alpha Orionis) Red SUPERGIANT star and the second-brightest in the constellation of Orion. It is a pulsating variable whose diameter fluctuates between ...
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