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  • Three collinear stars ?', c and 3 Orionis constitute the "belt of Orion"; of these E, the central star, is of the ist magnitude, 3 of the 2nd, while Orionis is a fine double star, its components having magnitudes 2 and 6; there is also a faint companion of magnitude io.
  • A and a are called the "pointers," since they are collinear with, or point to, the pole-star.
  • The collinear centres are the three sets of one external and two internal centres, and the three external centres.
  • The centres of circles forming a coaxal system are collinear 2.
  • - the sum of the moments of the forces about each of the three points which are not collinear must be zero.

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