Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Free
Faster access than browser!
 

Alpha1 Capricorni

+ Save concept

Alpha1 Capricorni, Latinized from α1 Capricorni, is a double star in the southern constellation of Capricornus. [1]

21 relations: Alpha Capricorni, Apparent magnitude, Bayer designation, Capricornus, Constellation, Double star, Dune (novel), Earth, Epoch (astronomy), Frank Herbert, Giedi Prime, Hipparcos, House Harkonnen, International Celestial Reference System, Latinisation of names, Light-year, Planets in science fiction, Science fiction, Stellar classification, Supergiant star, 36 Ophiuchi.

Alpha Capricorni

Alpha Capricorni (α Capricorni, abbreviated Alpha Cap, α Cap) is an optical double star in the constellation of Capricornus.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Alpha Capricorni · See more »

Apparent magnitude

The apparent magnitude of a celestial object is a number that is a measure of its brightness as seen by an observer on Earth.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Apparent magnitude · See more »

Bayer designation

A Bayer designation is a stellar designation in which a specific star is identified by a Greek letter, followed by the genitive form of its parent constellation's Latin name.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Bayer designation · See more »

Capricornus

Capricornus is one of the constellations of the zodiac.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Capricornus · See more »

Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Christmas · See more »

Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Christmas and holiday season · See more »

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Christmas Eve · See more »

Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Christmas traditions · See more »

Constellation

A constellation is a group of stars that are considered to form imaginary outlines or meaningful patterns on the celestial sphere, typically representing animals, mythological people or gods, mythological creatures, or manufactured devices.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Constellation · See more »

Double star

In observational astronomy, a double star or visual double is a pair of stars that appear close to each other in the sky as seen from Earth when viewed through an optical telescope.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Double star · See more »

Dune (novel)

Dune is a 1965 science fiction novel by American author Frank Herbert, originally published as two separate serials in Analog magazine.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Dune (novel) · See more »

Earth

Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Earth · See more »

Epoch (astronomy)

In astronomy, an epoch is a moment in time used as a reference point for some time-varying astronomical quantity, such as the celestial coordinates or elliptical orbital elements of a celestial body, because these are subject to perturbations and vary with time.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Epoch (astronomy) · See more »

Frank Herbert

Franklin Patrick Herbert, Jr. (October 8, 1920 – February 11, 1986) was an American science fiction writer best known for the novel Dune and its five sequels.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Frank Herbert · See more »

Giedi Prime

Giedi Prime is a fictional planet in Frank Herbert's 1965 science fiction novel Dune.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Giedi Prime · See more »

Hipparcos

Hipparcos was a scientific satellite of the European Space Agency (ESA), launched in 1989 and operated until 1993.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Hipparcos · See more »

House Harkonnen

House Harkonnen is a powerful noble family in Frank Herbert's fictional ''Dune'' universe.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and House Harkonnen · See more »

International Celestial Reference System

The International Celestial Reference System (ICRS) is the current standard celestial reference system adopted by the International Astronomical Union (IAU).

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and International Celestial Reference System · See more »

Latinisation of names

Latinisation or Latinization is the practice of rendering a non-Latin name (or word) in a Latin style.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Latinisation of names · See more »

Light-year

The light-year is a unit of length used to express astronomical distances and measures about 9.5 trillion kilometres or 5.9 trillion miles.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Light-year · See more »

New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and New Year · See more »

New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and New Year's Day · See more »

New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and New Year's Eve · See more »

Planets in science fiction

Planets in science fiction are fictional planets that appear in various media of the science fiction genre as story-settings or depicted locations.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Planets in science fiction · See more »

Science fiction

Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Science fiction · See more »

Stellar classification

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

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Stellar classification · See more »

Supergiant star

Supergiants are among the most massive and most luminous stars.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and Supergiant star · See more »

2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and 2018 · See more »

2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and 2019 · See more »

36 Ophiuchi

36 Ophiuchi is a triple star system 19.5 light years from Earth.

New!!: Alpha1 Capricorni and 36 Ophiuchi · See more »

Redirects here:

5 Capricorni, Alpha¹, Alpha¹ Capricorni, Prima Giedi, Α1 Cap, Α¹ Capricorni.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpha1_Capricorni

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »