Some articles on stars, star, hued:
... The four main stars that form the asterism are Alpha, Beta, Gamma, and Delta Crucis ... Alpha Crucis, called Acrux, is a triple star 321 light-years from Earth ... Beta Crucis, called Mimosa, is a blue-hued giant of magnitude 1.3, 353 light-years from Earth ...
... The four brightest stars of Cassiopeia are all brighter than the third magnitude ... Alpha Cassiopeiae, traditionally called "Shedir", is a double star ... The primary is an orange-hued giant of magnitude 2.2, 229 light-years from Earth ...
Famous quotes containing the words star, white and/or hued:
“The star is the ultimate American verification of Jean Jacques Rousseaus Emile. His mere existence proves the perfectability of any man or woman. Oh wonderful pliability of human nature, in a society where anyone can become a celebrity! And where any celebrity ... may become a star!”
—Daniel J. Boorstin (b. 1914)
“The denial of our duty to act in this case is a denial of our right to act; and if we have no right to act, then may we well be termed the white slaves of the North, for like our brethren in bonds, we must seal our lips in silence and despair.”
—Angelina Grimké (18051879)
“In that November off Tehuantepec,
The slopping of the sea grew still one night
And in the morning summer hued the deck
And made one think of rosy chocolate
And gilt umbrellas.”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)