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  • n. Genitive form of Cetus used when naming stars, such as α Ceti.


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  • Tau Ceti is a yellow-orange star slightly smaller than Earth†™ s Sun. It†™ s approximately 11.9 light-years away, in the southern Constellation Cetus.

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  • Of course, my alter ego managed to outsmart and then outfight Khan not bad considering Kirk is just working with a normal complement of genes and maroon him and his buff followers on a woebegone planetary outpost by the name of Ceti Alpha V.

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  • Ceti, which is one of the most curious of its type, varies from the second to the ninth magnitudes: we cite it as one example; hundreds of others might be instanced.

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  • Star Trek named Space Seed, which ended with Khan being banished to a planet called Ceti Alpha V. Montalban must have thought that was the end of that, but in 1982 he found himself, incredibly, reprising the role of Khan for the second

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  • We stole the blinkpacks from the research facilities at Ceti Alpha.

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  • If she's not, Khan's main motive for revenge is gone, so is he still angry enough at what happens to Ceti Alpha V that he will want to chase Kirk 'round the moons of Nibia and' round the Antares Maelstrom and 'round Perdition's flames and hurt him and go on hurting him?

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  • Would I like to zipping off to Omicron Ceti 5 on the Starship Enterprise, or taking the TransMat to the Moon for the price of a phone call?

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  • Called "Ceti Eels", this image gave me nightmares.

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  • She began to trace the points of his Blazing Star with her finger, naming the six stars they represented: “Regulus, Altair, Eridani, Sirius, Arcturus, Ceti.”


  • Caught in the middle of these turbulent times is Pell Station, circling the planet Downbelow in the Tau Ceti system.

    Archive 2010-07-01


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