Cor Caroli

Cor Caroli

star
also called  Alpha Canum Venaticorum,  

      binary star located 110 light-years from Earth in the constellation Canes Venatici and consisting of a brighter component (A) of visual magnitude 2.9 and a companion (B) of magnitude 5.5. It is the prototype for a group of unusual spectrum-variable stars that show strong and fluctuating absorption lines of silicon, chromium, strontium, or certain rare earths. Europium apparently is concentrated around one magnetic pole, chromium around the other. Cor Caroli (“Heart of Charles”) was named by Sir Edmond Halley (Halley, Edmond) for King Charles II of England.

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Cor Caroli — seen from northern England on March 1, 2011. Cor Caroli (α CVn, α Canum Venaticorum, Alpha Canum Venaticorum, originally known by the more elaborate Cor Caroli Regis Martyris) is the brightest star in the northern constellation Canes Venatici.… …   Wikipedia

  • Cor Caroli — Cor Carŏli, Sternbild, s. Karlsherz …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cor Caroli — Alpha2 Canum Venaticorum Cor Caroli α² CVn Données d observation (Époque J2000.0) Ascension droite 12h 56m 01.7s Déclinaison +38° 19′ 06″ Constellation Chiens de chasse Magnitude apparent …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cor Caroli — Datenbanklinks zu α Canum Venaticorum / Cor Caroli Doppelstern α Canum Venaticorum / Cor Caroli …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cor Caroli — α1/α2 Canum Venaticorum Constelación Canes Venatici Ascensión recta α 12h 56min 01,7s Declinación δ +38° 19’ 06’’ Dista …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cor Caroli (Sternbild) — Cor Caroli, lateinisch für Karlsherz, ist ein kleines, historisches Sternbild, das nicht zu den anerkannten und verwendeten 88 Sternbildern zählt. Das Himmelsgebiet dieses Sternbilds gehört heute zum offiziellen Sternbild Canes Venatici… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cor Caroli — Cor Cạroli   [lateinisch »Herz Karls«; zu Ehren des englischen Königs Karl II., dem die Gründung der Sternwarte Greenwich zu verdanken ist], der Hauptstern im Sternbild Jagdhunde (α Canum Venaticorum); ein 118 Lichtjahre entfernter Doppelstern… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Cor Caroli — noun The brightest star in the constellation Canes Venatici; (2.90magnitude|) …   Wiktionary

  • USS Cor Caroli (AK-91) — was an Crater class cargo ship commissioned by the U.S. Navy for service in World War II. She was responsible for delivering goods and equipment to locations in the war zone. Cor Caroli (AK 91) was launched 19 March 1943 as SS Betsy Ross by… …   Wikipedia

  • COR — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom.  Pour les articles homophones, voir corps et core. Noms communs …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”