Alcyone


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Al·cy·o·ne

 (ăl-sī′ə-nē)
n.
1. Greek Mythology The daughter of Aeolus who, in grief over the death of her husband Ceyx, threw herself into the sea and was changed into a kingfisher.
2. Greek Mythology A nymph, one of the Pleiades.
3. Astronomy The brightest star in the Pleiades.

[Latin, from Greek Alkuonē, from alkuōn, kingfisher.]
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Alcyone

(ælˈsaɪənɪ)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Also called: Halcyone the daughter of Aeolus and wife of Ceyx, who drowned herself in grief for her husband's death. She was transformed into a kingfisher. See also Ceyx

Alcyone

(ælˈsaɪənɪ)
n
(Astronomy) the brightest star system in the Pleiades, located in the constellation Taurus
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Al•cy•o•ne

(ælˈsaɪ əˌni)

n.
a third-magnitude star in the constellation Taurus: brightest star in the Pleiades.
[< Greek Alkyónē; compare halcyon]
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whose stars are these: -- `Lovely Teygata, and dark-faced Electra, and Alcyone, and bright Asterope, and Celaeno, and Maia, and Merope, whom glorious Atlas begot....'
He it was who took his bow and faced King Apollo himself for fair Marpessa's sake; her father and mother then named her Alcyone, because her mother had mourned with the plaintive strains of the halcyon-bird when Phoebus Apollo had carried her off.
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The CHMP's recommendation is based on results from the randomised, open-label, multicentre Phase 3 ALCYONE study.
The narrative glosses make pleasant reading, for example, the drama of Pyramus and Thisbe (Chapter 38), or the moving tale of Ceyx and Alcyone (Chapter 79).
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The EarthSky report said that about about seven-and-a-half years from now, the moon will reach a northern extreme in&nbsp;Taurus and will hit Alcyone, the brightest star in the Pleiades star cluster, for several months.
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