Pollux

• (n.) A fixed star of the second magnitude, in the constellation Gemini. Cf. 3d Castor. • (n.) Same as Pollucite.
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Pollux

noun the brightest star in Gemini; close to Castor
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Pollux

(astronomy) Brightest star in the constellation Gemini, the Twins, and the 17th-brightest star in the night sky. Pollux is a yellow star with a true luminosity 45 times that of the Sun. It is 36 light years away from the Sun. The first-magnitude Pollux and the second-magnitude Cast...
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Pollux

(Beta Geminorum) The brightest star in the constellation Gemini, despite its Beta designation, and the 17th brightest in the sky. Pollux is a giant orange K star that makes an interesting color contrast with its white 'twin,' Castor. Evidence has been found for a a hot, out...
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Pollux

[mountain] Pollux (4,092 m) is a mountain in the Pennine Alps on the border between Valais, Switzerland and the Aosta Valley in Italy. It is the lower of a pair of twin peaks (Zwillinge), the other being Castor, named after the Gemini twins of Roman mythology. It is separated from Castor by a pass at 3,845 m (12,615 ft), named the Passo di ...
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Pollux

[star] Pollux (β Gem, β Geminorum, Beta Geminorum) is a star in the northern constellation of Gemini, the Twins. It is an evolved giant star with an orange hue. At an apparent visual magnitude of 1.1, Pollux is the brightest star in the constellation; brighter even than its neighbor Castor (Alpha Geminorum). Parallax measurements made wit...
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Pollux

[video game] Pollux (ポラックス) is a vertical scrolling shooter arcade game. It was developed by Dooyong and published by Atlus, released only in Asian arcades in 1991. ==Story== As a part of mankind’s future space development project, an enormous, automated space station called Pollux is developed. Pollux is equipped with an artifi...
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Pollux

Pol'lux noun [ Latin , the twin brother of castor; also, the constellation.] 1. (Astron.) A fixed star of the second magnitude, in the constellation Gemini. Confer 3d Castor . 2. (Min.) Same as Pollucite .
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Pollux

brightest star in the zodiacal constellation Gemini (q.v.). A reddish giant star, it has an apparent visual magnitude of 1.15. The stars Castor and ... [2 related articles]
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Pollux

immortal brother of Castor and son of Zeus and Leda. An expert boxer and horseman. When his brother was killed after warning Pollux about an ambush, Pollus gave up his immortality so that both brothers would shine in the sky as Gemini.
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Pollux

In Greek mythology, the twin brother of Castor (see Castor and Pollux). ...
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Pollux

One of Dioscuri.
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Pollux

Pollux (Beta Geminorum) is the southernmost of the two stars in the zodiacal constellation Gemini, called the heavenly twins, the other twin being Castor.
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Pollux

Pollux is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Pollux

Pollux was the Roman name for Polydeuces.
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Pollux

Pollux, brightest star in the constellation Gemini; Bayer designation Beta Geminorum; 1992 position R.A. 7h44.8m, Dec. +28°03'. An orange giant of spectral class K0 III, it is the nearest giant star, lying at a distance of 35 light-years. Its apparent magnitude of 1.13 makes it one of the 20...
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Pollux

Pollux, Greek hero: see Castor and Pollux.
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Pollux

The Pollux was a French minelayer of 2461 tons displacement originally built by Swan Hunter as an ice breaker for the Russian navy and launched in 1915 as the Ilya Murometz. The Pollux was powered by coal fired boilers providing a top speed of 14 knots and carried a complement of 162. She was armed with four 3.9 inch guns; two 37 mm anti-aircraft g...
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Pollux

The white grape (also Geilweilerhof B 6-18) is an interspecific new breed between Oberlin SP ( Oberlin Noir x Foster's White Seedling, The name derives from a star of the constellation Gemini. They are genes of Vitis riparia and Vitis vinifera contain. By the way, with the same parents is also the new breed Castor emerged. The intersection of hybri...
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Pollux

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Pollux

[n] - the brightest star in Gemini
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