from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of Sterope.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of the Pleiades; -- called also Sterope.
- n. A double star in the Pleiades (21 k and 22 l Pleiadum, of the 5.8 and 6.4 magnitude respectively), appearing as a single star of the 5.3 magnitude to the naked eye.
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- n. (Greek mythology) one of the 7 Pleiades
- n. one of the stars in the star cluster Pleiades
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Megan, this is Asterope Green, he said, in an oddly graceless manner.
I have named them the seven sisters of the Pleiades: Halcyone, Taygete, Asterope, Celæno, Electra, Maia, and Merope.
Clerke's description of the nebula discovered round the brighter stars of the Pleiades -- Alcyone, Asterope, Celœno, Electra, Maia, Merope and
Electra; but it includes as well Celœno and Taygeta, and is traceable southward from Asterope over an arc of 1° 10´ ....
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16: The Pleiades .... 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 ....'
The length of this republic, from Atlas and Pleione to Celæno, is 4 '/23 "of time, or 1°6' of arc; the breadth, from Merope to Asterope, is