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Alpha Delphini

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Alpha Delphini (α Delphini, abbreviated Alpha Del, α Del) is a multiple star system in the constellation of Delphinus. [1]

39 relations: Apparent magnitude, Asterism (astronomy), Bayer designation, Beta Delphini, Binary star, Bright Star Catalogue, Catalog of Components of Double and Multiple Stars, Chinese language, Constellation, Delphinus, Delta Delphini, Dhanishta, Durchmusterung, Flamsteed designation, Gamma Delphini, Girl (Chinese constellation), Giuseppe Piazzi, Henry Draper Catalogue, Hipparcos, IAU Working Group on Star Names, Indian astronomy, International Astronomical Union, Latinisation of names, Longman, Main sequence, Minute and second of arc, Nakshatra, Niccolò Cacciatore, Orbit, Palermo Astronomical Observatory, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog, Solar mass, Speckle imaging, Star system, Stellar classification, Subgiant, Thomas William Webb, Washington Double Star Catalog, Zeta Delphini.

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.

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Asterism (astronomy)

In observational astronomy, an asterism is a popular known pattern or group of stars that are recognised in the night sky.

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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.

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Beta Delphini

Beta Delphini (β Delphini, abbreviated Beta Del, β Del) is a binary star in the constellation of Delphinus.

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Binary star

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

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Bright Star Catalogue

The Bright Star Catalogue, also known as the Yale Catalogue of Bright Stars or Yale Bright Star Catalogue, is a star catalogue that lists all stars of stellar magnitude 6.5 or brighter, which is roughly every star visible to the naked eye from Earth.

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Catalog of Components of Double and Multiple Stars

The Catalog of Components of Double and Multiple Stars, or CCDM, is an astrometric star catalogue of double and multiple stars.

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Chinese language

Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases mutually unintelligible, language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.

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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.

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Delphinus (Eng. U.S.) Eng.

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Delta Delphini

Delta Delphini, Latinized from δ Delphini, is a binary star in the northern constellation of Delphinus.

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Dhanishtha (Devanagari, Marathi धनिष्ठा) (Telugu: ధనిష్ఠ) (Kannada: ಧನಿಷ್ಠಾ) (அவிட்டம்) is the twenty-third nakshatra in Hindu astronomy, corresponding to α to δ Delphini.

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In astronomy, Durchmusterung or Bonner Durchmusterung (BD), is the comprehensive astrometric star catalogue of the whole sky, compiled by the Bonn Observatory (Germany) from 1859 to 1903.

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Flamsteed designation

A Flamsteed designation is a combination of a number and constellation name that uniquely identifies most naked eye stars in the modern constellations visible from southern England.

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Gamma Delphini

Gamma Delphini, Latinized from γ Delphini, is a binary star system approximately 101 light-years away in the constellation of Delphinus.

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Girl (Chinese constellation)

The Girl mansion (女宿, pinyin: Nǚ Xiù) is one of the Twenty-eight mansions of the Chinese constellations.

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Giuseppe Piazzi

Giuseppe Piazzi (16 July 1746 – 22 July 1826) was an Italian Catholic priest of the Theatine order, mathematician, and astronomer.

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Henry Draper Catalogue

The Henry Draper Catalogue (HD) is an astronomical star catalogue published between 1918 and 1924, giving spectroscopic classifications for 225,300 stars; it was later expanded by the Henry Draper Extension (HDE), published between 1925 and 1936, which gave classifications for 46,850 more stars, and by the Henry Draper Extension Charts (HDEC), published from 1937 to 1949 in the form of charts, which gave classifications for 86,933 more stars.

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

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IAU Working Group on Star Names

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) established a Working Group on Star Names (WGSN) in May 2016 to catalog and standardize proper names for stars for the international astronomical community.

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Indian astronomy

Indian astronomy has a long history stretching from pre-historic to modern times.

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International Astronomical Union

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

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Latinisation of names

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

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Longman, commonly known as Pearson Longman, is a publishing company founded in London, England, in 1724 and is owned by Pearson PLC.

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Main sequence

In astronomy, the main sequence is a continuous and distinctive band of stars that appear on plots of stellar color versus brightness.

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Minute and second of arc

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

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Nakshatra (Sanskrit: नक्षत्र, IAST: Nakṣatra) is the term for lunar mansion in Hindu astrology.

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Niccolò Cacciatore

Niccolò Cacciatore (26 January 1770 – 28 January 1841) was an Italian astronomer.

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In physics, an orbit is the gravitationally curved trajectory of an object, such as the trajectory of a planet around a star or a natural satellite around a planet.

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Palermo Astronomical Observatory

The Giuseppe S. Vaiana Astronomical Observatory is an astronomical observatory located in Palermo, Sicily, Italy, housed inside the Palazzo dei Normanni.

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog is an astrometric star catalogue.

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Solar mass

The solar mass is a standard unit of mass in astronomy, equal to approximately.

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Speckle imaging

Image:Zeta_bootis_short_exposure.png|Typical short-exposure image of a binary star (Zeta Bootis in this case) as seen through atmospheric seeing.

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Star system

A star system or stellar system is a small number of stars that orbit each other, bound by gravitational attraction.

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Stellar classification

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

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A subgiant is a star that is brighter than a normal main-sequence star of the same spectral class, but not as bright as true giant stars.

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Thomas William Webb

The Reverend Thomas William Webb (14 December 1807 – 19 May 1885) was a British astronomer.

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Washington Double Star Catalog

The Washington Double Star Catalog, or WDS, is a catalog of double stars, maintained at the United States Naval Observatory.

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Zeta Delphini

Zeta Delphini (ζ Del) is a star in the constellation of Delphinus.

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Redirects here:

9 Del, 9 Delphini, Alpha Del, Sualocin, Α Del, Α Delphini.


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

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