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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References in classic literature ?
Thus a spray of clematis would completely obscure Cassiopeia, or blot out with its black pattern myriads of miles of the Milky Way.
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.
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.
Contract award: pn/07/12/ue - supply of main components and renewal of joints stromag ship cassiopeia.
MARYLAND (CyHAN)- One of the most famous objects in the sky - the Cassiopeia A supernova remnant - is now on display like never before.
FORTUNATELY, ONE RESIDENCE WAS UNLOCKED, FOR THE PROVERBIAL ABSENT-MINDED PROFESSOR, HOBART BYRNBRIGHT, AND HIS EQUALLY GEEKY DAUGHTER, CASSIOPEIA, LIVED THERE.
The SQN3220 is part of Sequans' Cassiopeia platform, supporting 3GPP Release 10 specifications.
The new image is being released Monday along with NuSTAR's view of the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A, at the American Astronomical Society meeting in Long Beach, Calif.
Although most of the finest deep sky objects have Messier designations, there are many that do not and open cluster NGC 457 in Cassiopeia, one of the 107 open clusters in the Herschel 400 observing list, is one of them.
Cassiopeia A is the remains of a star that exploded about 11,000 years ago.