Cassiopeia


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Cas·si·o·pe·ia

 (kăs′ē-ə-pē′ə)
n.
A W-shaped constellation in the Northern Hemisphere between Andromeda and Cepheus.

[Latin Cassiepīa, Cassiopēa, from Greek Kassiepeia, Cassiopeia, daughter of Cepheus and Andromeda, who was changed into a constellation.]

Cassiopeia

(ˌkæsɪəˈpiːə)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda

Cassiopeia

(ˌkæsɪəˈpiːə)
n, Latin genitive Cassiopeiae (ˌkæsɪəˈpiːiː)
(Astronomy) a very conspicuous W-shaped constellation near the Pole Star. Cassiopeia A is a very strong radio and X-ray source, identified as the remnant of a supernova thought to have occurred in the late 17th century
ˌCassioˈpeian adj

Cas•si•o•pe•ia

(ˌkæs i əˈpi ə)

n. gen. -pe•iae (-ˈpi i)
for 1.
1. a northern constellation between Cepheus and Perseus.
2. (in Greek myth) the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda.
Cas`si•o•pe′ian, adj.

Cas·si·o·pe·ia

(kăs′ē-ə-pē′ə)
A W-shaped constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Andromeda and Cepheus.
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Noun1.Cassiopeia - (Greek mythology) the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
2.Cassiopeia - a W-shaped constellation in the northern hemisphere near Polaris
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The star you refer to is Gamma, of the constellation Cassiopeia.
Miss Longnecker must be right; it was Gamma, of the constellation Cassiopeia, and not Billy Jackson.
Thus a spray of clematis would completely obscure Cassiopeia, or blot out with its black pattern myriads of miles of the Milky Way.
Next with her Cepheus Cassiopeia shines, Her posture sad, and mourns amongst the Signs; She sees her daughter chain'd, the rolling Tide The Monster spout, and curses her old Pride:
The Castle in Cassiopeia is Book Three in the 'Dead Enders' series; and as such, is particularly recommended for prior fans who have already absorbed the setting of Pretorius and his Dead Enders, who kidnapped a general and substituted a clone who had been trained in their Democracy.
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LTE chipmaker Sequans Communications' LTE-Advanced chipset platform, Cassiopeia, with dual-carrier aggregation and category 6 throughput, has been selected by ZTEWelink for a new high performance CPE for LTE networks operating on LTE bands 42 and 43, primarily used in regions including southeast Asia, Latin America, Middle East, and Europe.
The next most recognisable circumpolar constellation is Cassiopeia.
The star called V633 Cassiopeia is firing off rapid bursts of super-hot, super-fast gas, like multiple sneezes, before it finally exhausts itself, Nasa said in a statement.
High in the north--nearly to the center of the map--is Cassiopeia, a bright zigzag of five stars like a flattened letter M.
MARYLAND (CyHAN)- One of the most famous objects in the sky - the Cassiopeia A supernova remnant - is now on display like never before.