Sentence Examples


  • This group is particularly rich in bright stars, and is full of nebulosity, but there are fewer faint stars than in equal areas of the surrounding sky; the central star is Alcyone (3rd magnitude); PleIone and Atlas are also of the 3rd magnitude.
  • ALCYONE, or Halcyone, in Greek mythology, daughter of Aeolus and wife of Ceyx.
  • For their presumption in calling themselves Zeus and Hera they were changed into birds - Alcyone into a diver, Ceyx into a kingfisher.
 
 

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