Ophiuchus

Ophiuchus s is a large constellation located around the celestial equator. Its name is from the Greek Ὀφιοῦχος `serpent-bearer`, and it is commonly represented as a man grasping the snake that is represented by the constellation Serpens. Ophiuchus was one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd-century astronomer Ptolemy, and it rem.....
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Ophiuchus

• (n.) A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere, delineated as a man holding a serpent in his hands; -- called also Serpentarius.
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Ophiuchus

noun a large constellation in the equatorial region between Hercules and Scorpius
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Ophiuchus

(abbr. Oph, gen. Ophiuchi) The Serpent-Bearer, the mythical healer Aesculapius (his snaked-entwined staff, the caduceus, is the physician`s symbol. Ophiuchus is a large constellation, in the shape of a huge rough pentagon, mostly of the southern hemisphere, south of Hercules and...
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Ophiuchus

[astrology] Ophiuchus s has sometimes been used in sidereal astrology as a thirteenth sign in addition to the twelve signs of the tropical Zodiac, because the eponymous constellation Ophiuchus (Ὀφιοῦχος `Serpent-bearer`) as defined by the 1930 IAU constellation boundaries is situated behind the sun between November 29 and December...
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Ophiuchus

[Chinese astronomy] The modern constellation Ophiuchus lies across two of the quadrants symbolized by the Azure Dragon of the East (東方青龍, Dōng Fāng Qīng Lóng) and The Black Tortoise of the North (北方玄武, Běi Fāng Xuán Wǔ), and Three Enclosures (三垣, Sān Yuán), that divide the sky in traditional Chinese uranography...
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Ophiuchus

O`phi·u'chus noun [ Latin , from Greek ..., lit., holding a serpent; 'o`fis a serpent + ... to hold.] (Astron.) A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere, delineated as a man holding a serpent in his hands; -- called also Serpentarius .
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Ophiuchus

English name: The Serpent-Holder. Genitive name: Ophiuchi. Visibility: Visible from the UK See TABLE 20: THE CONSTELLATIONS.
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Ophiuchus

Large constellation along the celestial equator (see celestial sphere), known as the serpent bearer because the constellation Serpens is wrapped around it. The Sun passes through Ophiuchus each December, but the constellation is not counted as part of the zodiac. Ophiuchus contains Barnard's star. It was in the southeastern corner of this const...
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ophiuchus

Ophiuchus, ophiuchus A constellation just south of Hercules represented on pictorial charts as a man holding the Serpent in his hands; also known as, Serpentarius.
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Ophiuchus

[n] - a large constellation in the equatorial region between Hercules and Scorpius
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