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  • n. Genitive form of Pisces used when naming stars, such as α Piscium.

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Examples

  • Decades earlier, in the system 107 Piscium, the lighthugger Gnostic Ascension is looking for trade opportunities.

    Absolution Gap - Alastair Reynolds

  • I would probably buy a copy of "Historia Piscium" in English - "the History of Fishes", which is a notorious book in the history of science.

    Meme

  • Book de Piscium natura et praeparatione, which was printed at Rome in folio, 1554, with most elegant pictures, esteems carp no better than a slimy watery meat.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • De multitudine Piscium, qui se proijciunt in aridam.

    The Journal of Friar Odoric

  • [Munst] Piscium tanta est copia in hac Insula, vt ad altitudinem domorum sub aperto coelo vendedi exponantur.

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

  • Spock, watching on his own screens the splendid destruction ravening in their wake, spoke softly to his computer, instructing it to notify the Interstellar Astronomical Union as soon as possible of a change in the status of 109 Piscium.

    THE WOUNDED SKY

  • Enterprise had been barely three-quarters of a million miles from 109 Piscium at the furthest, no more than a half million miles distant when she ducked back into warp.

    THE WOUNDED SKY

  • “If you are, as I think, looking for a star with no inhabited planets,” Spock said calmly from his station without looking up, “109 Piscium is an A3 with some unstable lines in its spectrum.”

    THE WOUNDED SKY

  • The presence of the ‘symbiotic’ spectral lines in the stars here, the same lines as in 109 Piscium and zeta-10 Scorpii, confirms it—a breach of physical integrity on a massive scale, just considered locally.

    THE WOUNDED SKY

  • I have been examining the spectra of 109 Piscium that we took before we left its neighborhood, and the spectrum of zeta-10 Scorpii here.

    THE WOUNDED SKY

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