Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Genitive form of Vela used when naming stars, such as α Velorum.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • After many millennia, these fledgling stars, coupled with the explosive demise of V391 Velorum as a supernova, will likely alter Gum 19's present Janus-like appearance.

    YubaNet.com

  • On one side hot hydrogen gas is illuminated by a supergiant blue star called V391 Velorum.

    YubaNet.com

  • The furnace that fuels Gum 19's luminosity is a gigantic, superhot star called V391 Velorum.

    YubaNet.com

  • Shining brightest in the scorching blue range of visible light, V391 Velorum boasts a surface temperature in the vicinity of 30 000 degrees Celsius.

    YubaNet.com

  • Stars on the grand scale of V391 Velorum do not burn bright for long, and after a relatively short lifetime of about ten million years these titans blow up as supernovae.

    YubaNet.com

  • Shining brightest in the scorching blue range of visible light - V391 Velorum boasts a surface temperature in the vicinity of 30 000 degrees Celsius.

    RedOrbit News - Technology

  • Velorum as a supernova, will likely alter Gum 19's present Janus-like appearance.

    Space Business and Industry News at SpaceMart.com

  • Shining brightest in the scorching blue range of visible light, V391 Velorum boasts a surface temperature in the vicinity of 30,000 degrees Celsius.

    Space Business and Industry News at SpaceMart.com

  • So I think this is what happened - I'm not sure - but Palpatine wanted to create a crisis on Naboo so that the naive young queen would propose a vote of No Confidence for Chancellor Velorum.

    mental_floss Blog

  • While training in celestial navigation however, Grissom, as a practical joke, quietly incorporated three new names onto NASA's star list: Dnoces (which was really Iota Ursae Majoris or Talitha), Navi (Epsilon Cassiopeiae) and Regor (Gamma Velorum or Suhail).

    msnbc.com: Top msnbc.com headlines

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.