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Aries (constellation)

Aries is one of the constellations of the zodiac. [1]

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Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi

'Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi (عبدالرحمن صوفی) (December 9, 903 in Rey, Iran – May 25, 986 in Shiraz, Iran) was a Persian astronomer also known as 'Abd ar-Rahman as-Sufi, or 'Abd al-Rahman Abu al-Husayn, 'Abdul Rahman Sufi, 'Abdurrahman Sufi and known in the west as Azophi.

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Absolute magnitude

Absolute magnitude is the measure of intrinsic brightness of a celestial object.

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Aeëtes

Aeëtes (also spelled Æëtes, Αἰήτης Aiētēs, აიეტი) was a King of Colchis in Greek mythology, son of the sun-god Helios and the Oceanid Perseis (a daughter of Oceanus), brother of Circe and Pasiphaë, and father of Medea, Chalciope and Absyrtus.

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Almagest

The Almagest is a 2nd-century mathematical and astronomical treatise on the apparent motions of the stars and planetary paths.

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Alpha² Canum Venaticorum variable

An Alpha2 Canum Venaticorum variable (or α2 CVn variable) is a type of variable star.

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Amun

Amun (also Amon, Amen; Ἄμμων Ámmōn, Ἅμμων Hámmōn) was a major Egyptian deity and Berber deity.

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Andromeda (constellation)

Andromeda is one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd-century Greco-Roman astronomer Ptolemy and remains one of the 88 modern constellations.

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Apparent magnitude

The apparent magnitude (m) of a celestial object is a measure of its brightness as seen by an observer on Earth, adjusted to the value it would have in the absence of the atmosphere.

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Aquarius (constellation)

Aquarius is a constellation of the zodiac, situated between Capricornus and Pisces.

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Argonauts

The Argonauts (Ἀργοναῦται Argonautai) were a band of heroes in Greek mythology, who in the years before the Trojan War, around 1300 BCE, accompanied Jason to Colchis in his quest to find the Golden Fleece.

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Ashvins

The Ashvins is or Ashwini Kumaras (अश्विन,, dual), in Hindu mythology, are two Vedic gods, divine twin horsemen in the Rigveda, sons of Saranyu, a goddess of the clouds and wife of Surya in his form as Vivasvant.

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Asterism (astronomy)

In astronomy, an asterism is a pattern of stars recognized in the Earth's night sky.

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Astronomy in the medieval Islamic world

Islamic astronomy comprises the astronomical developments made in the Islamic world, particularly during the Islamic Golden Age (8th–15th centuries), and mostly written in the Arabic language.

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Athamas

In Greek mythology, Athamas (Ἀθάμας) was a Boeotian king.

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Atlas Coelestis

The Atlas Coelestis is a star atlas published posthumously in 1729, based on observations made by the First Astronomer Royal, John Flamsteed.

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Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies

The Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies is a catalog of peculiar galaxies produced by Halton Arp.

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Augustin Royer

Augustin Royer was a French architect who lived in the time of Louis XIV.

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Axial precession

In astronomy, axial precession is a gravity-induced, slow, and continuous change in the orientation of an astronomical body's rotational axis.

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Babylonian star catalogues

Babylonian astronomy collated earlier observations and divinations into sets of Babylonian star catalogues, during and after the Kassite rule over Babylonia.

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Barred spiral galaxy

A barred spiral galaxy is a spiral galaxy with a central bar-shaped structure composed of stars.

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Bedouin

The Bedouin (also Bedouins; from the Arabic badw بَدْو or badawiyyīn/badawiyyūn/"Al Buainain بَدَوِيُّون, plurals of badawī بَدَوِي) are an Arab seminomadic group, descended from nomads who have historically inhabited the Arabian and Syrian Deserts.

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Beta Arietis

Beta Arietis (β Ari, β Arietis) is a binary star system in the constellation Aries, marking the Ram's second horn.

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Binary star

A binary star is a star system consisting of two stars orbiting around their common center of mass.

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Boeotia

Boeotia, sometimes alternatively Latinised as Beotia (or; Βοιωτία,,; modern transliteration Voiotía, also Viotía, formerly Cadmeis), is one of the regional units of Greece.

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Boundary marker

A boundary marker, border marker, boundary stone, or border stone is a robust physical marker that identifies the start of a land boundary or the change in a boundary, especially a change in direction of a boundary.

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Bronze Age

The Bronze Age is a time period characterized by the use of bronze, proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization.

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Brown dwarf

Brown dwarfs are substellar objects not massive enough to sustain hydrogen-1 fusion reactions in their cores, unlike main-sequence stars.

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Bulge (astronomy)

In astronomy, a bulge is a tightly packed group of stars within a larger formation.

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Cassiopeia (constellation)

Cassiopeia is a constellation in the northern sky, named after the vain queen Cassiopeia in Greek mythology, who boasted about her unrivalled beauty.

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Celestial equator

The celestial equator is a great circle on the imaginary celestial sphere, in the same plane as the Earth's equator.

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Celestial sphere

In astronomy and navigation, the celestial sphere is an imaginary sphere of arbitrarily large radius, concentric with Earth.

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Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg

The Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg (CDS; English translation: Strasbourg Astronomical Data Center) is a data hub which collects and distributes astronomical information.

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Cetus

Cetus is a constellation.

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Chalciope

Chalciope, in Greek mythology, is a name that may refer to several characters.

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Chinese astronomy

Astronomy in China has a very long history, with historians indicating that the Chinese were the most persistent and accurate observers of celestial phenomena anywhere in the world before the Arabs.

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Colchis

In Greco-Roman geography, Colchis (კოლხეთი Kolkheti; Greek Κολχίς Kolkhis, presumably from Kartvelian ḳolkheti or ḳolkha) was the name for a region in the Southern Caucasus.

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Comet

A comet is an icy small Solar System body that, when passing close to the Sun, heats up and begins to outgas, displaying a visible atmosphere or coma, and sometimes also a tail.

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Constellation

In modern astronomy, a constellation is a specific area of the celestial sphere as defined by the International Astronomical Union (IAU).

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Dardanelles

The Dardanelles (Çanakkale Boğazı, Δαρδανέλλια, Dardanellia), formerly known as Hellespont (Ἑλλήσποντος, Hellespontos, literally "Sea of Helle"), is a narrow strait in northwestern Turkey connecting the Aegean Sea to the Sea of Marmara.

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Declination

In astronomy, declination (abbreviated dec; symbol δ) is one of the two angles that locate a point on the celestial sphere in the equatorial coordinate system, the other being hour angle.

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Deep-sky object

Deep-sky objects are astronomical objects other than individual stars and solar system objects (such as Sun, Moon, planets, comets, etc.). The classification is used for the most part by amateur astronomers to denote visually observed faint naked eye and telescopic objects such as star clusters, nebulae and galaxies.

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Delta Arietis

Delta Arietis (δ Ari, δ Arietis) is the Bayer designation for a star in the northern constellation of Aries.

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Dumuzid the Shepherd

Dumuzid (sometimes transcribed as Dumuzi), called "the Shepherd", from Bad-tibira in Sumer, was, according to the Sumerian King List, the fifth predynastic king in the legendary period before the Deluge.

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Dust lane

A dust lane is a relatively dense obscuring band of interstellar dust, observed as a dark swath against the background of a brighter object, especially a galaxy.

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Dwarf galaxy

A dwarf galaxy is a small galaxy composed of up to several billion stars, a small number compared to our own Milky Way's 200–400 billion stars.

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Earth mass

Earth mass (where ⊕ is the symbol for planet Earth) is the unit of mass equal to that of Earth.

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Ecliptic

The ecliptic is the apparent path of the Sun on the celestial sphere, and is the basis for the ecliptic coordinate system.

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Egyptian astronomy

Egyptian astronomy begins in prehistoric times, in the Predynastic Period.

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Elliptical galaxy

An elliptical galaxy is a type of galaxy having an approximately ellipsoidal shape and a smooth, nearly featureless brightness profile.

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Epsilon Arietis

Epsilon Arietis (ε Ari, ε Arietis) is the Bayer designation for a visual binary star system in the northern constellation of Aries.

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Equatorial coordinate system

The equatorial coordinate system is a widely used celestial coordinate system used to specify the positions of celestial objects.

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Equinox

An equinox is an astronomical event in which the plane of Earth's equator passes the center of the Sun.

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Eugène Joseph Delporte

Eugène Joseph Delporte (10 January 1882–19 October 1955) was a Belgian astronomer born in Genappe.

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Exoplanet

An exoplanet or extrasolar planet is a planet that orbits a star other than the Sun.

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First Point of Aries

The First Point of Aries is the location of the vernal equinox, and is named for the constellation of Aries.

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Fleur-de-lis

The fleur-de-lis or fleur-de-lys (plural: fleurs-de-lis) is a stylized lily (in French, fleur means "flower", and lis means "lily") or iris that is used as a decorative design or symbol.

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Former constellations

Former constellations are constellations that are no longer recognized by the International Astronomical Union for various reasons.

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Galaxy merger

Galaxy mergers can occur when two (or more) galaxies collide.

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Galaxy morphological classification

Galaxy morphological classification is a system used by astronomers to divide galaxies into groups based on their visual appearance.

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Gamma Arietis

Gamma Arietis (γ Ari, γ Arietis) is the Bayer designation for a binary star system in the northern constellation of Aries.

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General Catalogue of Variable Stars

The General Catalogue of Variable Stars (GCVS) is a list of variable stars.

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Giant planet

A giant planet is any massive planet.

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Giant star

A giant star is a star with substantially larger radius and luminosity than a main-sequence (or dwarf) star of the same surface temperature.

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Golden Fleece

In Greek mythology, the Golden Fleece (χρυσόμαλλον δέρας chrysómallon déras) is the fleece of the gold-hair winged ram, which was held in Colchis.

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Granary

A granary is a storehouse or room in a barn for threshed grain or animal feed.

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Greek mythology

Greek mythology is the body of myths and teachings that belong to the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices.

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Hamal

Hamal (α Ari, α Arietis, Alpha Arietis) is the brightest star in the northern zodiacal constellation of Aries.

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Hans Ludendorff

Friedrich Wilhelm Hans Ludendorff (Dunowo, 26 May 1873 - Potsdam, 26 June 1941) was a German astronomer and astrophysicist.

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HD 12661

HD 12661 is a G-type main sequence star in the northern constellation of Aries.

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HD 20367

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Hebrew astronomy

Hebrew astronomy refers to any astronomy written in Hebrew or by Hebrew speakers, or translated into Hebrew.

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Helle (mythology)

Helle (Ἕλλη), sometimes also called Athamantis (Ἀθαμαντίς), was a character in Greek mythology who figured prominently in the story of Jason and the Argonauts.

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Hellenistic astrology

Hellenistic astrology is a tradition of horoscopic astrology that was developed and practiced in the late Hellenistic period in and around the Mediterranean region, especially in Egypt.

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Hermann Carl Vogel

Hermann Carl Vogel (April 3, 1841 – August 13, 1907) was a German astrophysicist.

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Hermes

Hermes (Ἑρμῆς) is an Olympian god in Greek religion and mythology, the son of Zeus and the Pleiad Maia.

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HIP 14810

HIP 14810 is a G-type main-sequence star located approximately 170 light-years away in the constellation of Aries.

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Hipparchus

Hipparchus of Nicaea (Ἵππαρχος, Hipparkhos), was a Greek astronomer, geographer, and mathematician.

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Humorism

Humorism, or humoralism, was a system of medicine detailing the makeup and workings of the human body, adopted by the Indian Ayurveda system of medicine, Ancient Greek and Roman physicians and philosophers, positing that an excess or deficiency of any of four distinct bodily fluids in a person—known as humors or humours—directly influences their temperament and health.

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Indian astronomy

From pre-historic to modern times, Indian astronomy continues to play an integral role.

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Ino (Greek mythology)

In Greek mythology Ino (Ἰνώ) was a mortal queen of Thebes, who after her death and transfiguration was worshiped as a goddess under her epithet Leucothea, the "white goddess." Alcman called her "Queen of the Sea" (θαλασσομέδουσα), which, if not hyperbole, would make her a doublet of Amphitrite.

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Interacting galaxy

Interacting galaxies (colliding galaxies) are galaxies whose gravitational fields result in a disturbance of one another.

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International Astronomical Union

The International Astronomical Union (IAU; Union astronomique internationale, UAI) is a collection of professional astronomers, at the PhD level and beyond, active in professional research and education in astronomy.

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Jakob Bartsch

Jakob Bartsch or Jacobus Bartschius (c. 1600 – 26 December 1633) was a German astronomer.

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Jason

Jason (Ἰάσων Iásōn) was an ancient Greek mythological hero who was famous for his role as the leader of the Argonauts and their quest for the Golden Fleece.

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Jodrell Bank Observatory

The Jodrell Bank Observatory (originally the Jodrell Bank Experimental Station, then the Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratories from 1966 to 1999) is a British observatory that hosts a number of radio telescopes, and is part of the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics at the University of Manchester.

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Johann Bayer

Johann Bayer (1572 – 7 March 1625) was a German lawyer and uranographer (celestial cartographer).

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Johannes Hevelius

Johannes Hevelius Some sources refer to Hevelius as Polish.

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John Flamsteed

John Flamsteed FRS (19 August 1646 – 31 December 1719) was an English astronomer and the first Astronomer Royal.

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L 1159-16

L 1159-16 is a red dwarf in the northern constellation of Aries.

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Lambda Arietis

Lambda Arietis (λ Ari, λ Arietis) is the Bayer designation for a double star in the northern constellation of Aries.

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Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Lenticular galaxy

A lenticular galaxy is a type of galaxy which is intermediate between an elliptical galaxy and a spiral galaxy in galaxy morphological classification schemes.

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Light-year

A light-year (abbreviation: ly), sometimes written light year, is a unit of length used informally to express astronomical distances.

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List of satellite galaxies of the Milky Way

The Milky Way has several smaller galaxies gravitationally bound to it, as part of the Milky Way subgroup.

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Luminosity

In astronomy, luminosity is the total amount of energy emitted by a star, galaxy, or other astronomical object per unit time.

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March equinox

The March equinox or Northward equinox is the equinox on the earth when the Sun appears to cross the celestial equator, heading northward.

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Marquesas Islands

The Marquesas Islands (Îles Marquises or Archipel des Marquises or Marquises; Marquesan: Te Henua (K)enana (North Marquesan) and Te Fenua `Enata (South Marquesan), both meaning "The Land of Men") are a group of volcanic islands in French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the southern Pacific Ocean.

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Mars

Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second smallest planet in the Solar System, after Mercury.

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Marshall Islands

The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands (Aolepān Aorōkin M̧ajeļ),Pronunciations:* English: Republic of the Marshall Islands * Marshallese: Aolepān Aorōkin M̧ajeļ is an island country located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, slightly west of the International Date Line.

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Māori people

The Māori (Eng. pron.; N.Z. Eng.) are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand.

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Meteor shower

A meteor shower is a celestial event in which a number of meteors are observed to radiate, or originate, from one point in the night sky.

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Minute and second of arc

A minute of arc (MOA), arcminute (arcmin) or minute arc is a unit of angular measurement equal to one-sixtieth of one degree.

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Mira variable

Mira variables, named after the prototype star Mira, are a class of pulsating variable stars characterized by very red colours, pulsation periods longer than 100 days, and amplitudes greater than one magnitude in infrared and 2.5 magnitude at visual wavelengths.

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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering research in astronomy and astrophysics.

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Mu Arietis

Mu Arietis (μ Ari, μ Arietis) is the Bayer designation for a star system in the northern constellation of Aries.

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MUL.APIN

MUL.APIN is the conventional title given to a Babylonian compendium that deals with many diverse aspects of Babylonian astronomy and astrology.

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Musca

Musca (fly) is a small constellation in the deep southern sky.

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Musca Borealis

Musca Borealis (Latin for northern fly) was a constellation, now discarded, located between the constellations of Aries and Perseus.

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Near-Earth object

A near-Earth object (NEO) is a small Solar System body whose orbit brings it into proximity with Earth.

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Nephele

In Greek mythology, Nephele (Νεφέλη, from νέφος nephos "cloud"; Latinized to Nubes) was a cloud nymph who figured prominently in the story of Phrixus and Helle.

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NGC 772

NGC 772 (also known as Arp 78) is an unbarred spiral galaxy approximately 130 million light-years away in the constellation Aries.

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NGC 935/IC 1801

NGC 935 and IC 1801 are a pair of interacting galaxies within the Aries constellation.

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North Pole

The North Pole, also known as the Geographic North Pole, Celestial North Pole, or Terrestrial North Pole, is (subject to the caveats explained below) defined as the point in the Northern Hemisphere where the Earth's axis of rotation meets its surface.

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Nu Arietis

Nu Arietis (ν Ari, ν Arietis) is the Bayer designation for a star in the constellation Aries.

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Omicron Arietis

Omicron Arietis (ο Ari, ο Arietis) is the Bayer designation for a star in the northern constellation of Aries.

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Orion Nebula

The Orion Nebula (also known as Messier 42, M42, or NGC 1976) is a diffuse nebula situated in the Milky Way, being south of Orion's Belt in the constellation of Orion.

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Parallax

Parallax is a displacement or difference in the apparent position of an object viewed along two different lines of sight, and is measured by the angle or semi-angle of inclination between those two lines.

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Perseus (constellation)

Perseus, named after the Greek mythological hero Perseus, is a constellation in the northern sky.

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Petrus Plancius

Petrus Plancius (1552 – May 15, 1622) was a Flemish astronomer, cartographer and clergyman.

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Phrixus

In Greek mythology Phrixus (also spelt Phryxus; Φρίξος, Phrixos) was the son of Athamas, king of Boiotia, and Nephele (a goddess of clouds).

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Pi Arietis

Pi Arietis (π Ari, π Arietis) is the Bayer designation for a multiple star system in the northern constellation of Aries.

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Pisces (constellation)

Pisces is a constellation of the zodiac.

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Pleiades

In astronomy, the Pleiades, or Seven Sisters (Messier 45 or M45), is an open star cluster containing middle-aged hot B-type stars located in the constellation of Taurus.

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Polynesians

The Polynesian people consists of various ethnic groups that speak Polynesian languages, a branch of the Oceanic languages, and inhabit Polynesia.

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Popular Astronomy (US magazine)

Popular Astronomy was a magazine for amateur astronomers published between 1893 and 1951.

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Porpoise

Porpoises are a group of fully aquatic marine mammals, that are sometimes referred to as mereswine, all of which are classified under the family Phocoenidae, suborder Odontoceti (toothed whales).

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Ptolemy

Claudius Ptolemy (Κλαύδιος Πτολεμαῖος, Klaúdios Ptolemaîos,; Claudius Ptolemaeus) was a Greco-Egyptian writer of Alexandria, known as a mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, and poet of a single epigram in the Greek Anthology.

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Pythia

The Pythia (Πυθία), commonly known as the Oracle of Delphi, was the name of any priestess throughout the history of Temple of Apollo at Delphi, located on the slopes of Mount Parnassus, beneath the Castalian Spring (the new priestess was selected after the death of the current priestess).

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Radiant (meteor shower)

The radiant or apparent radiant of a meteor shower is the point in the sky, from which (to a planetary observer) meteors appear to originate.

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Radio spectrum

The radio spectrum is the part of the electromagnetic spectrum from 1 Hz to 3000 GHz (3 THz) allocated to some 40 Radiocommunication services in line to the Radio Regulations (RR) of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).

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Reionization

In Big Bang cosmology, reionization is the process that reionized the matter in the universe after the "dark ages", and is the second of two major phase transitions of gas in the universe.

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Right ascension

Right ascension (abbreviated RA; symbol α) is the angular distance measured eastward along the celestial equator from the vernal equinox to the hour circle of the point in question.

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Rigveda

The Rigveda (Sanskrit: ऋग्वेद, from "praise, shine" and "knowledge") is an ancient Indian collection of Vedic Sanskrit hymns.

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Robert Hooke

Robert Hooke FRS (– 3 March 1703) was an English natural philosopher, architect and polymath.

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Segue 2

Segue 2 is a dwarf spheroidal galaxy situated in the constellation Aries and discovered in 2009 in the data obtained by Sloan Digital Sky Survey.

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Semiregular variable star

Semiregular variable stars are giants or supergiants of intermediate and late spectral type showing considerable periodicity in their light changes, accompanied or sometimes interrupted by various irregularities.

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Sheep

Sheep (Ovis aries) are quadrupedal, ruminant mammals typically kept as livestock.

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Sigma Arietis

Sigma Arietis (σ Ari, σ Arietis) is the Bayer designation for a star in the northern constellation of Aries.

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Silicon

Silicon is a chemical element with symbol Si and atomic number 14.

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SIMBAD

SIMBAD (the Set of Identifications, Measurements, and Bibliography for Astronomical Data) is an astronomical database of objects beyond the Solar System.

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Spectral line

A spectral line is a dark or bright line in an otherwise uniform and continuous spectrum, resulting from emission or absorption of light in a narrow frequency range, compared with the nearby frequencies.

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Spectroscopy

Spectroscopy is the study of the interaction between matter and electromagnetic radiation.

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Spiral galaxy

A spiral galaxy is a certain kind of galaxy originally described by Edwin Hubble in his 1936 work The Realm of the Nebulae(pp. 124–151) and, as such, forms part of the Hubble sequence.

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Star

A star is a luminous sphere of plasma held together by its own gravity.

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Star formation

Star formation is the process by which dense regions within molecular clouds in interstellar space, sometimes referred to as "stellar nurseries" or "star-forming regions", collapse to form stars.

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Stellar classification

In astronomy, stellar classification is the classification of stars based on their spectral characteristics.

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Stellar kinematics

Stellar kinematics is the study of the movement of stars without needing to understand how they acquired their motion.

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Supernova

A supernova is a stellar explosion that briefly outshines an entire galaxy, radiating as much energy as the Sun or any ordinary star is expected to emit over its entire life span, before fading from view over several weeks or months.

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Surface brightness

The overall brightness of an extended astronomical object such as a galaxy, star cluster, or nebula, can be measured by its total magnitude, integrated magnitude or integrated visual magnitude; a related concept is surface brightness, which specifies the brightness of a standard-sized piece of an extended object.

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Syria

Syria (سوريا or سورية, Sūriyā or Sūrīyah), officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia.

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Taurus (constellation)

Taurus (Latin for "the Bull"; symbol:, Unicode) is one of the constellations of the zodiac, which means it is crossed by the plane of the ecliptic.

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Teegarden's star

Teegarden's Star (SO J025300.5+165258, 2MASS J02530084+1652532, LSPM J0253+1652) is an M-type brown dwarf in the constellation Aries, located about 12 light years from the Solar System.

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Triangulum

Triangulum is a small constellation in the northern sky.

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Tribe of Gad

According to the Hebrew Bible, the Tribe of Gad was one of the Tribes of Israel who, after the Exodus from Egypt, settled on the eastern side of the Jordan River.

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Tribe of Simeon

According to the Hebrew Bible, the Tribe of Simeon was one of the Tribes of Israel.

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Twenty-Eight Mansions

The Twenty-Eight Mansions, hsiu, xiu or sieu are part of the Chinese constellations system.

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Zenithal Hourly Rate

In astronomy, the Zenithal Hourly Rate (ZHR) of a meteor shower is the number of meteors a single observer would see in an hour of peak activity.

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Zeta Arietis

Zeta Arietis (ζ Ari, ζ Arietis) is the Bayer designation for a star in the northern constellation of Aries.

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Zeus

Zeus (Ζεύς, Zeús,; Modern Δίας, Días) was the sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion, who ruled as king of the gods of Mount Olympus.

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Zodiac

In both astrology and historical astronomy, the zodiac (Greek: ζῳδιακός, zōidiakos) is a circle of twelve 30° divisions of celestial longitude that are centered upon the ecliptic, the apparent path of the Sun across the celestial sphere over the course of the year.

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14 Arietis

14 Arietis is a star in the constellation Aries.

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15 Arietis

15 Arietis is the Flamsteed designation for a single star in the northern constellation of Aries.

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1566 Icarus

1566 Icarus is an Apollo asteroid (a subclass of near-Earth asteroid) that at perihelion comes closer to the Sun than Mercury, i.e. it is a Mercury-crossing asteroid.

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33 Arietis

33 Arietis is the Flamsteed designation for a binary star in the northern constellation of Aries.

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35 Arietis

35 Arietis is the Flamsteed designation for a binary star in the northern constellation of Aries.

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39 Arietis

39 Arietis is the Flamsteed designation for a star in the northern constellation of Aries.

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41 Arietis

41 Arietis or c Arietis is the Flamsteed designation for a binary star in the northern constellation of Aries.

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53 Arietis

53 Arietis is the Bayer designation for a star in the northern constellation of Aries.

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56 Arietis

56 Arietis is Flamsteed designation for a star in the northern constellation of Aries.

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60th parallel south

The 60th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 60 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane.

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7 Arietis

7 Arietis is the Flamsteed designation for a binary star system in the northern constellation of Aries.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aries_(constellation)

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