Definition of Beta orionis
1. Noun. The brightest star in Orion.
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Literary usage of Beta orionis
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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"... is certainly between 0.74" and 0.75", and that of beta orionis (Kigel) is not greater than 0.01". ..."
2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1891)
"... as he had formerly suspected, was apparent in beta orionis; neither was any companion seen nearer to the- pole star than the well-known one, ..."
3. Lessons in Astronomy, Including Uranography: A Brief Introductory Course by Charles Augustus Young (1903)
"82 is from one of his negatives of the spectrum of beta orionis (Rigel), in which one of its dark lines is compared with the corresponding bright lines in ..."
4. Australian Almanac (1860)
"... this month The principal fixed stars wind, cross the Meridian on the 1st between and 12 o'clock are alph Auriga; (Capella), at. 23m. beta Orionis ..."
5. The Elements of Astronomy: A Textbook for High Schools and Academies : with by Charles Augustus Young (1889)
"107 is from one of his negatives of the spectrum of beta orionis, in _|i^ ^—J which one of the dark lines of hydro- Spectrum of ..."