Arcturus


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Arc·tu·rus

 (ärk-to͝or′əs, -tyo͝or′-)
n.
The fourth brightest star in the sky and the brightest star in the constellation Boötes, approximately 36 light years from Earth.

[Middle English, from Latin Arctūrus, from Greek Arktouros : arktos, bear; see r̥tko- in Indo-European roots + ouros, guard (from its position behind Ursa Major); see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

Arcturus

(ɑːkˈtjʊərəs)
n
(Celestial Objects) the brightest star in the constellation Boötes: a red giant. Visual magnitude: –0.4; spectral type: K2III; distance: 37 light years
[C14: from Latin, from Greek Arktouros, from arktos bear + ouros guard, keeper]
Arcˈturian adj

Arc•tu•rus

(ɑrkˈtʊər əs, -ˈtyʊər-)

n.
a first-magnitude star in the constellation Boötes.
[1352–75; < Middle French < Latin < Greek Arktoûros=árkt(os) bear (see Ursa Major) + oûros guardian]
Arc•tu′ri•an, adj.

Arc·tu·rus

(ärk-to͝or′əs)
The brightest star in the Northern Hemisphere. It is in the constellation Boötes.
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Noun1.Arcturus - the 4th brightest star and the brightest star in the constellation BootesArcturus - the 4th brightest star and the brightest star in the constellation Bootes; 36 light-years from Earth
Bootes - a constellation in the northern hemisphere near Ursa Major
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Arcturus
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References in classic literature ?
564-570) When Zeus has finished sixty wintry days after the solstice, then the star Arcturus (25) leaves the holy stream of Ocean and first rises brilliant at dusk.
609-617) But when Orion and Sirius are come into mid-heaven, and rosy-fingered Dawn sees Arcturus (30), then cut off all the grape-clusters, Perses, and bring them home.
And yet what is that compared with the distance of the fixed stars, some of which, such as Arcturus, are billions of miles distant from us?
Venus, bright and silvery, shone with her soft light low down in the west behind the birch trees, and high up in the east twinkled the red lights of Arcturus.
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Brisbane, Australia, Feb 18, 2011 - (ABN Newswire) - Bandanna Energy Limited (ASX:BND), through its wholly owned subsidiary Springsure Creek Coal Pty Ltd, is pleased to announce that it has received the draft Terms of Reference (TOR) from the Queensland Department of Environment and Resource Management for both the Arcturus and Springsure Creek Coal projects in the southern Bowen Basin.