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  • noun astronomy Genitive form of Aries used when naming stars, such as α Arietis.

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Examples

  • “Heading deep into Romulan space—what we would call the neighborhood of 450 Arietis.”

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

  • There were two starbases there, 18 at Hamal and 20 at gamma Arietis / Mesarthim; each was well provided with weaponry of its own and a large complement of starships, and Starbase 20 and its starship complement had the additional advantage of being staffed by the Mesarth, probably one of the most aggressive species in the Federation “except for humans,” Spock had once commented rather ruefully.

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

  • “Lay in a course to alpha Arietis, warp five, and execute immediately.”

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

  • “Lay in a course to alpha Arietis, warp five, and execute immediately.”

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

  • There were two starbases there, 18 at Hamal and 20 at gamma Arietis / Mesarthim; each was well provided with weaponry of its own and a large complement of starships, and Starbase 20 and its starship complement had the additional advantage of being staffed by the Mesarth, probably one of the most aggressive species in the Federation “except for humans,” Spock had once commented rather ruefully.

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

  • They came out of warp a scant light-week from Orundwiir, or alpha Arietis as the Federation stellar cartographers called it; a great blaze of a star, even at this distance, burning dazzlingly orange-golden in the long cold night.

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

  • He remembered the shock after their first engagement, over by 415 Arietis it had been—on fighting a whole week's fight-and-run battle with Bloodwing and finding out afterward that the "t'" prefix on the house-name denoted a woman.

    My Enemy My Ally

  • That's about right; the boundaries I was considering for the whole patrol area, at least to start with, would be defined by 218 Persei to the Galactic north, 780 Arietis to the south, and the 'east-west' distance along the lines from 56 Arietis to iota Andromedae; about half a Galactic degree.

    My Enemy My Ally

  • “Heading deep into Romulan space—what we would call the neighborhood of 450 Arietis.”

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

  • They came out of warp a scant light-week from Orundwiir, or alpha Arietis as the Federation stellar cartographers called it; a great blaze of a star, even at this distance, burning dazzlingly orange-golden in the long cold night.

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

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