Antares


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An·tar·es

 (ăn-târ′ēz, -tăr′-)
n.
A giant red binary star, the brightest in the constellation Scorpio, about 424 light years from Earth.

[Greek Antarēs : anti-, rival of; see anti- + Arēs, Ares, the planet Mars.]

Antares

(ænˈtɛəriːz)
n
(Astronomy) the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius. It is a variable binary star whose main component, a red supergiant, is associated with a fainter green component. Visual magnitude: 1.2 (red), 6.8 (green); spectral type: M1.5Ib (red); distance: 600 light years
[from Greek Antarēs, literally: simulating Mars (in colour), from anti- + Arēs Mars]

An•tar•es

(ænˈtɛər iz, -ˈtær-)

n.
a red supergiant star of the first magnitude in the constellation Scorpius.

An·tar·es

(ăn-târ′ēz)
A reddish, very bright binary star in the constellation Scorpio. It is a supergiant.
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Noun1.Antares - the brightest star in ScorpiusAntares - the brightest star in Scorpius  
Scorpius, Scorpio - a large zodiacal constellation between Libra and Sagittarius
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アンタレス
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