Spica

Spica (ə; α Vir, α Virginis, Alpha Virginis) is the brightest star in the constellation Virgo, and the 15th brightest star in the night sky. It is a blue giant and a variable star of the Beta Cephei type located 262 light years from Earth. ==Observation history== Spica is believed to be the star that provided Hipparchus with the data that enabl...
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SPICA

SPICA S.p.A. (Società Pompe Iniezione Cassani & Affini) was an Italian manufacturer of fuel injection systems. == History == The company was founded by Francesco Cassani in 1932. SPICA fuel injection systems were used in diesel and petrol engines. In 1941 Alfa Romeo took control of the company. Later the company also produced spark plugs, shock a...
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spica

(spi´kә) a figure-of-8 bandage, with turns crossing each other.
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Spica

[n] - the brightest star in Virgo
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Spica

• (n.) A star of the first magnitude situated in the constellation Virgo. • (n.) A kind of bandage passing, by successive turns and crosses, from an extremity to the trunk; -- so called from its resemblance to a spike of a barley.
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Spica

noun the brightest star in Virgo
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Spica

(Alpha Virginis) Spica. Credit: Albert Manzanares The brightest star in the constellation Virgo. Prominent in the southeast in northern spring evenings, it can easily be found by following the curve of the Big Dipper`s handle through Arcturus and then down. Spica lies ab...
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SPICA

[spacecraft] The Space Infrared Telescope for Cosmology and Astrophysics (SPICA), initially called HII/L2 after the launch vehicle and orbit, is a proposed infrared space telescope, successor of the successful AKARI spacecraft. == Background == The project is led by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), and the telescope will be la...
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Spica

Spi'ca noun ; plural Spicæ . [ Latin , an ear, as of corn.] 1. (Medicine) A kind of bandage passing, by successive turns and crosses, from an extremity to the trunk; -- so called from its resemblance to a spike of a barley. 2. (Astron.) A star of the ...
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SPICA

A figure-of-eight bandage
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Spica

Brightest star in the constellation Virgo and the 16th-brightest star in the night sky. Spica has a true luminosity of over 1,500 times that of the Sun and is 260 light years from the Sun. It is a spectroscopic binary star, the components of which orbit each other every four days
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Spica

brightest star in the zodiacal constellation Virgo and one of the 15 brightest in the entire sky, having an apparent visual magnitude of 0.98. It is ... [2 related articles]
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Spica

Spica (spī'ku) , brightest star in the constellation Virgo; Bayer designation Alpha Virginis; 1992 position R.A. 13h24.8m, Dec. -11°07'. A bluish-white star of spectral class B1 V, its apparent magnitude averages about 0.96, making it one of the 20 brightest stars in the sky. Becau...
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spica

spica 1. A kind of bandage passing, by successive turns and crosses, from an extremity to the trunk; so called from its resemblance to a spike on a grain of barley. 2. A star of the first magnitude situated in the constellation Virgo.
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Spica

Spica or Alpha Virginis is the principal star of the constellation of the Virgin.
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Spica

The Spica was a Swedish patrol boat of 105 tons displacement launched between 1908 and 1910 as a torpedo boat. The Spica had a top speed of 25 knots and was armed with one 57 mm gun and one 18 inch torpedo tube.
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spica

Type: Term Pronunciation: spī′kă, spī′kē See: bandage
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