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constellation [ kɔnstə'leiʃən] n.星座,星群

灿烂的一群 constellation

奎 [kuí] /name of constellation/stride/

星座 [xīng zuò] /constellation/

宿 [xiù] /constellation/

{adj: alpha} first in order of importance
"the alpha male in the group of chimpanzees"
"the alpha star in a constellation is the brightest or main star"

{adj: asterismal} relating to asterisms or constellations

{adj: sidereal} of or relating to the stars or constellations
"sidereal bodies"
"the sidereal system"

{adj: southern} situated in or coming from regions of the south
"the southern hemisphere"
"southern constellations"
<-> northern

{adj: zodiacal} relating to or included in the zodiac
"zodiacal constellations"

{n: Altair} double star 15.7 light years from Earth; the brightest star in the Aquila constellation

{n: Andromeda galaxy} a spiral galaxy in the constellation of Andromeda that is visible to the naked eye

{n: Andromeda} a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Cassiopeia and Pegasus; contains the Andromeda galaxy

{n: Antlia} a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Hydra and Vela

{n: Apus} a constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere near Octans

{n: Aquarius} a zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Capricornus and Pisces

{n: Aquila} a constellation in the Milky Way near Cygnus; contains the star Altair

{n: Ara} a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma

{n: Arcturus} the 4th brightest star and the brightest star in the constellation Bootes; 36 light-years from Earth

{n: Argo} formerly a large constellation in the southern hemisphere between Canis Major and the Southern Cross; now divided into Carina and Pyxis and Puppis and Vela

{n: Aries} a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Pisces and Taurus

{n: Auriga, Charioteer} a conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Great Bear and Orion at edge of Milky Way

{n: Big Dipper, Dipper, Plough, Charles's Wain, Wain, Wagon} a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major

{n: Bootes} a constellation in the northern hemisphere near Ursa Major

{n: Caelum} a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Columba and Eridanus

{n: Cancer} a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Leo and Gemini

{n: Canis Major, Great Dog} a constellation southeast of Orion; contains Sirius

{n: Canis Minor, Little Dog} a constellation east of Orion; contains Procyon

{n: Capricornus, Capricorn} a faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Sagittarius and Aquarius

{n: Carina} a keel-shaped constellation in the southern hemisphere; contains the start Canopus

{n: Cassiopeia} a W-shaped constellation in the northern hemisphere near Polaris

{n: Centaurus, Centaur} a conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near the Southern Cross

{n: Cepheus} a faint constellation in the northern hemisphere near Cassiopeia and the pole star

{n: Cetus} a large constellation on the equator near Pisces and Aquarius

{n: Chamaeleon, Chameleon} a faint constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere near Apus and Mensa

{n: Circinus} a small faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Musca and Triangulum Australe

{n: Columba, Dove} a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Puppis and Caelum

{n: Coma Berenices} a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Ursa Major and Bootes; contains a cluster of some 10,000 galaxies

{n: Corona Borealis} a small constellation in the northern hemisphere between Bootes and Hercules

{n: Corvus, Crow} a small quadrilateral constellation in the southern hemisphere near Virgo

{n: Crater} a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Hydra and Corvus

{n: Cygnus} a constellation in the northern hemisphere between Pegasus and Draco in the Milky Way; contains a black hole

{n: Delphinus} a constellation in the northern hemisphere near Pegasus and Aquila

{n: Dorado} a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Reticulum and Pictor; contains most of the Large Magellanic Cloud

{n: Draco, Dragon} a faint constellation twisting around the north celestial pole and lying between Ursa Major and Cepheus

{n: Eridanus} a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Fornax and Cetus

{n: Fornax} a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Cetus and Phoenix

{n: Gemini} a zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere between Taurus and Cancer on the ecliptic

{n: Great Bear, Ursa Major} a constellation outside the zodiac that rotates around the North Star

{n: Grus, Crane} a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix

{n: Hercules} a large constellation in the northern hemisphere between Lyra and Corona Borealis

{n: Hydra, Snake} a long faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near the equator stretching between Virgo and Cancer

{n: Hydrus} a constellation in the southern hemisphere near the south celestial pole

{n: Indus} a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Tucana

{n: Leo} a zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cancer and Virgo

{n: Lepus} a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Orion and Columba

{n: Libra} a small faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Virgo and Scorpius

{n: Little Bear, Ursa Minor} a constellation outside the zodiac that rotates around the North Star

{n: Lupus} a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Centaurus

{n: Lyra} a small constellation in the northern hemisphere near Cygnus and Draco; contains the star Vega

{n: Mensa} a faint constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere and containing part of the Large Magellanic Cloud

{n: Mesasamkranti} Hindu solar holiday at the beginning of the new astrological year when the sun enters the constellation Aries

{n: Microscopium} a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Sagittarius and Capricornus

{n: Musca} a small constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere near the Southern Cross and Chamaeleon

{n: Norma} a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Lupus and Ara in the Milky Way

{n: Northern Cross} a cluster of 5 bright stars forming a cross in the constellation Cygnus

{n: Octans} the constellation that includes the southern celestial pole

{n: Omega Centauri} a global cluster in the constellation Centaurus

{n: Ophiuchus} a large constellation in the equatorial region between Hercules and Scorpius

{n: Orion, Hunter} a constellation on the equator east of Taurus; contains Betelgeuse and Rigel

{n: Orion} (Greek mythology) a giant Boeotian hunter who pursued the Pleiades and was eventually slain by Artemis; was then placed in the sky as a constellation

{n: Pavo} a small constellation near the South Pole between Tucana and Ara

{n: Pegasus} a constellation in the northern hemisphere near Andromeda and Pisces

{n: Perseus} a conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Auriga and Cassiopeia and crossed by the Milky Way

{n: Phoenix} a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Tucana and Sculptor

{n: Pictor} a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Dorado and Columba

{n: Pisces} a large faint zodiacal constellation; between Aquarius and Aries

{n: Pleiades} a star cluster in the constellation Taurus

{n: Puppis} a constellation in the southern hemisphere between Vela and Canis Major that shaped like the stern of a boat

{n: Pyxis} a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Puppis and Antlia

{n: Reticulum} a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Dorado and Hydrus

{n: Sagittarius} a large zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Scorpius and Capricornus

{n: Sagitta} a small constellation in the northern hemisphere between Cygnus and Aquila and crossed by the Milky Way

{n: Scorpius, Scorpio} a large zodiacal constellation between Libra and Sagittarius

{n: Sculptor} a faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix and Cetus

{n: Serpens} a constellation in the equatorial region of the northern hemisphere near Ophiuchus and Corona Borealis

{n: Southern Cross, Crux, Crux Australis} a small conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere in the Milky Way near Centaurus

{n: Taurus} a zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere near Orion; between Aries and Gemini

{n: Telescopium} a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Ara

{n: Trapezium} a multiple star in the constellation of Orion

{n: Triangulum Australe, Southern Triangle} a small bright constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere near Circinus and Apus

{n: Triangulum, Triangle} a small northern constellation near Perseus between Andromeda and Aries

{n: Tucana} a large faint constellation in the southern hemisphere containing most of the Small Magellanic Cloud

{n: Vega} the brightest star in the constellation Lyra

{n: Vela} a constellation in the southern hemisphere between Carina and Pyxis
"because of its configuration Vela is sometimes called `the Sails'"

{n: Virgo} a large zodiacal constellation on the equator; between Leo and Libra

{n: Volans} a small constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere near Dorado and Carina

{n: Vulpecula} a constellation in the northern hemisphere near Cygnus and Sagitta

{n: asterism} (astronomy) a cluster of stars (or a small constellation)

{n: autumnal equinox} (astronomy) the equinoctial point that lies in the constellation of Virgo

{n: configuration, constellation} an arrangement of parts or elements
"the outcome depends on the configuration of influences at the time"

{n: constellation} a configuration of stars as seen from the earth

{n: planet, major planet} (astronomy) any of the nine large celestial bodies in the solar system that revolve around the sun and shine by reflected light; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in order of their proximity to the sun; viewed from the constellation Hercules, all the planets rotate around the sun in a counterclockwise direction

{n: vernal equinox} (astronomy) the equinoctial point that lies in the constellation of Pisces

{n: zodiac} (astrology) a circular diagram representing the 12 zodiacal constellations and showing their signs

{n: zodiac} a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes

{v: constellate} form a constellation or cluster

{v: twinkle, winkle, scintillate} emit or reflect light in a flickering manner
"Does a constellation twinkle more brightly than a single star?"

The stars inside actually twinkle, thanks to the Hayden's one-of-a-kind Zeiss Mark IX projector, which reveals constellations with 3-D reality.
那里的行星真的在闪烁,这是因为海登天文馆采用了一蔡司 MarkIX 型放映,利用三维立技术向参观者展示各个星系。

The scientists who observed the flash say it came from an isolated neutron star in the constellation Sagittarius about 50,000 light years away, the distance it takes light to travel in 50,000 years. Astronomer Andrew Fruchter of the institute that operates the Hubble Space Telescope describes a neutron star as the spinning remnant of a massive star that has collapsed into a diameter of only 20 kilometers.
观测到这次爆炸亮光的科学家说,亮光来自于人马星座的一个孤立的中子星。有大约5万光年之远,这段距离光也要走上5万年。来自操控哈伯太空望远镜机构的天文学家安德鲁·福克尔说,中子星是巨星解体后塌陷到只有20公里直径大小的旋转残骸。


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