Some articles on stars, star:
... 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 ...
... Studies 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 ...
... 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 ...
... In Barrie's novel, stars are personified as living creatures which occupy a fixed position in the "firmament" (heavens) ... Barrie's description 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 ... awarded them long ago, the original crime forgotten even by stars ...
... his preparation 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 (publi ...
Famous quotes containing the word stars:
“And in their blazing solitude
The stars sang in their sockets through the night:
Blow bright, blow bright
The coal of this unquickened world.”
—Philip Larkin (19221986)
“With a tongue like a razor he will kiss,
the mother, the child,
and we three will color the stars black
in memory of his mother
who kept him chained to the food tree
or turned him on and off like a water faucet....”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)
“The stars are scattered all over the sky like shimmering tears, there must be great pain in the eye from which they trickled.”
—Georg Büchner (18131837)