Capella



Astronomy. a first-magnitude star in the constellation Auriga.
Contemporary Examples

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Historical Examples

The Stowmarket Mystery Louis Tracy
Jubilation, U.S.A. G. L. Vandenburg
The Sea and the Jungle H. M. Tomlinson
Pleasures of the telescope Garrett Serviss
Sabotage in Space Carey Rockwell

noun
the brightest star in the constellation Auriga; it is a yellow giant and a spectroscopic binary. Visual magnitude: 0.08; spectral type: G6III and G2III; distance: 42 light years
Capella
(kə-pěl’ə)
A binary star in the constellation Auriga. It is one of the brightest stars in the night sky, with an apparent magnitude of 0.08. Scientifc name: Alpha Auriga.

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