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- noun astronomy Genitive form of
Equuleusused when naming stars, such as α Equulei.
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KITALPHA, α _Equulei_, the Arab name for the asterism.
Of these the lowest is [alpha], to the right of which lies [epsilon] Equulei, a fifth-magnitude star, really triple, but seen as a double star with ordinary telescopes (Plate 5).
Over the past ten years, Equulei has quietly produced some of the most consistently challenging and innovative electronic music to ever come out of Denver.
Cb: 13a adds, "It was three degrees in [the constellation] Hsü, whose two stars, α Equulei and β Aquarii, were then in R.A. 291. 1° and 293. 2°.