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(astronomy) A spring constellation of the northern sky (autumn of the southern sky) with the outline of a centaur. It includes the stars Alpha Centauri and Proxima Centauri.
From Latin centaurus, from Ancient Greek κένταυρος (kentauros, “centaur”).
Latin Centaurus centaur centaur
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Stick-insects are intolerant of cold, and attain their largest size and greatest profusion of species in the tropics, one West African species, Palophus centaurus, reaching a length of 9 in.
In this enumeration Serpens is included in Serpentarius and Lupus in Centaurus; these two constellations were separated by Hipparchus and, later, by Ptolemy.
Centaurus c. Republicans by pressing rare quantitative experiment also verified the.
The image captured by this WFPC2 parallel observation is a typical Milky Way star field in the constellation Centaurus.
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