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  • ELONGATION, strictly "lengthening"; in astronomy, the apparent angular distance of a heavenly body from its centre of motion, as seen from the earth; designating especially the angular distance of the planet Mercury or Venus from the sun, or the apparent angle between a satellite and its primary.
  • In 1871 he published a monograph on the Venus of Milo.
  • Teacher says she can see Venus from our window, and it is a large and beautiful star.
  • Hence the consequent fusion with Aphrodite, Artemis, Diana, Juno and Venus, and the action and reaction of one upon the other in myth and legend.
  • 134, at Puteoli, in honour of Venus Caelestis.