Some articles on stars, star:
... south and north celestial poles appear to move in circles against the space-fixed backdrop of stars, completing one circuit in 25,772 Julian years (2000 rate) ... Thus, while today the star Polaris lies approximately at the north celestial pole, this will change over time, and other stars will become the "north star" ... The south celestial pole currently lacks a bright star to mark its position, but over time precession will also cause bright stars to become south stars ...
... of the Society's Catalogue of 2881 stars (Memoirs R ... de Lalande's and Nicolas de Lacaille's catalogues containing about 57,000 stars he superintended the compilation of the British Association's Catalogue of 8377 stars (published 1845) and revised the ...
... Stars and Stripes is an American newspaper that reports on matters affecting the members of the United States Armed Forces ... As well as a website, Stars and Stripes publishes four daily print editions for the military service members serving overseas these European, Mideast, Japan, and Korea editions ...
... In Barrie's novel, stars are personified as living creatures which occupy a fixed position in the "firmament" (heavens) ... of the Neverland being somewhere near "the stars the milky way" places the role of stars as a map of the paths between the mainland and the Neverland ... as a "punishment" awarded them long ago, the original crime forgotten even by stars ...
... of Catalonia (IEEC)) and colleagues announced the discovery of an eclipsing binary star in the Andromeda Galaxy ... The binary star, designated M31VJ00443799+4129236, has two luminous and hot blue stars of types O and B ... By studying the eclipses of the stars, which occur every 3.54969 days, the astronomers were able to measure their sizes ...
Famous quotes containing the word stars:
“For the night
Shows stars and women in a better light.”
—George Gordon Noel Byron (17881824)
“I would that the Boar without bristles had come from the West
And had rooted the sun and moon and stars out of the sky
And lay in the darkness, grunting, and turning to his rest.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
The signs that stars compose, we need depend
Only on stars that are entirely there
And the apparent space between them. There
Never need be lines between them, puzzling
Our sense of what is what.”
—John Hollander (b. 1929)