What does asterism mean?
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by DK Publishing
The northern area is dominated by the Summer Triangle asterism, made up of three stars: Deneb, in the Cygnus constellation; Vega, in Lyra; and Altair, in Aquila. To the south is a curving arrangement of stars that forms the constellation ...
by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
Cygnus contains the asterism known as the Northern Cross; the constellation's brightest star is Deneb. Delphinus contains the asterism known as Job's Coffin. Draco contains the star Thuban, which was the polestar in 3000 BC. Achernar is the ...
by Denise Cush, Catherine Robinson, Michael York
This is generally prescribed for the third or fourth month after conception when the moon is passing through a male lunar asterism (naks.atra). As with all the sam.s- ka ̄ras, the pum.savana consists of a number of brief rites and recitations of ...
by Dr Brian Carr, Brian Carr, Indira Mahalingam
ofthethird lunar asterism« iscausal. An interesting exampleisthat of aweighing scale.The relationship between itstwo sides maynot besaid to be causal,yetthe generality expressing the relationship must be regarded as nomological. Though.
Explaining Not Only the Terms of Art, But the Arts Themselves by John Harris
ASTERISM, the fame " with ...
latest edition. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith
Ptolemy, who himself chiefly used the " Claws " (XjjAaQ, speaks of it as a distinctively Ohaldaean sign;1 and it occurs as an extra-zodiacal asterism in the Chinese sphere. An ancient Chinese law, moreover, prescribed the regu- larization of ...
by John G. R. Forlong
Rohinl is also the 4th lunar asterism. Rohits. The " red " horses of the sun. Rohita is also a fiery deity in the Atharva Veda. Rok. Rllkh. See Eagle, Garuda, Simurgh. Rome. [The name is perhaps not Aryan. Rurnis in Latin was a " teat," but the ...
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The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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