Adhara


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Adhara

(ădhâr`ə), bright star in the constellation Canis MajorCanis Major
[Lat.,=greater dog], constellation lying near the celestial equator, SE of Orion. Known as the Large Dog (Canis Minor is the Small Dog), it was associated with the figure of a dog by many cultures; the ancient Greeks identified it as one of Orion's hunting dogs,
..... Click the link for more information.
; Bayer designation ε Canis Majoris; 1992 position R.A. 6h58.3m, Dec. −31°54'. A bluish-white giant (spectral class B2 II) with apparent magnitudemagnitude,
in astronomy, measure of the brightness of a star or other celestial object. The stars cataloged by Ptolemy (2d cent. A.D.), all visible with the unaided eye, were ranked on a brightness scale such that the brightest stars were of 1st magnitude and the dimmest stars
..... Click the link for more information.
 1.5, it is one of the 25 brightest stars in the sky. Adhara is a visual binary starbinary star
or binary system,
pair of stars that are held together by their mutual gravitational attraction and revolve about their common center of mass. In 1650 Riccioli made the first binary system discovery, that of the middle star in the Big Dipper's handle, Zeta
..... Click the link for more information.
 with combined luminosity about 8,000 times that of the sun; its distance is about 700 light-years. The name is from the Arabic meaning "virgin."

Adhara

(ă-day -rah, -dah -) (∊ CMa) A very luminous remote blue-white giant that is the second brightest star in the constellation Canis Major. It is a visual binary star with an 8th-magnitude companion at a fixed separation of 8″. mv : 1.5; Mv : –4.8; spectral type: B2 II; distance: 175 pc.

Adhara

[ə′där·ə]
(astronomy)
A star of spectral type B2II. Also known as ε Canis Majoris.
References in periodicals archive ?
Contractor name : SERVICIOS GENERALES SANDRA ADHARA GAETE VARGAS EMPRESA INDIVIDUAL DE R
5) Dec [alpha] Eri, Achernar 01h38m17s -57[degrees]09' 29' [alpha] Tau, Aldebaran 04 36 49 +16 32 24 [beta] Ori, Rigel 05 15 17 -08 11 05 [gamma] Ori, Bellatrix 05 25 58 +06 21 46 [beta] Tau, Al Nath 05 27 17 +28 37 12 [epsilon] Ori, Alnilam 05 37 00 -01 11 35 [alpha] Ori, Betelgeuse 05 56 01 +07 24 31 [beta] CMa, Mirzam 06 23 23 -17 57 52 [alpha] Car, Canopus 06 24 18 -52 42 18 [gamma] Gem, Alhena 06 38 36 +16 23 06 [alpha] CMa, Sirius 06 45 50 -16 43 59 [epsilon] CMa, Adhara 06 59 14 -28 59 39 [delta] CMa, Wezen 07 09 01 -26 25 08 [alpha] Gem, Castor 07 35 35 +31 51 13 [alpha] CMi, Procyon 07 40 07 +05 11 19 [beta] Gem, Pollux 07 46 16 +27 59 16 [[gamma].
Adhara Road, Sher Khan Road, Abid Majeed Road, Qasim Market and Peshawar Road will also be opened for the normal traffic flow.
of Adhara Properties and Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of "Daria
The nomadic Adhara camelteers gather at the village of Zaafrane, from where you can negotiate a five-day desert crossing to Ksar Ghilane.
The problem shows up first in Katyayana's varttika on sutra I 1 34 purva-paravara-daksinottaraparadharani vyavasthayam asamjnaydm "purva, para, avara, daksina, uttara, adhara are [also called pronouns] when denoting fixed [relations] but not in idiomatic meanings.
59) 'having learnt/experienced' jari jari tatahi bhasama sa(m)ghata (98) 'having been burnt (into ashes)' era kahi sundari digha nisasahi murchiti harala geana (105) 'having said/uttered' sundari radha abae bani (112) 'having become/adorned as' se rasa suni nagara vara nari (120) 'listening to' A few instances of -e affixation are also evident in the text: bala kae kharatara nakhara sikhara sano motima banahi bithara (13) 'having added extra energy/force' adhara sudha dae punahi jiabae punu niramada kae teja (13) 'having offered the ambrosia of lips' 'having made impotent' kara kamkana pana kae sukhabandhana sikhae bhujaga-guru pase (40) 'taking an oath' sithi banae badhaha punu kacari (65) 'having parted the hair' dhae dhaela giridharaka vasane (74) 'having run'
5) Dec [alpha] Eri, Achernar 01h 38m 15s -57[degrees]09' 48" [alpha] Tau, Aldebaran 04 36 45 +16 32 17 [beta] Ori, Rigel 05 15 14 -08 11 09 [gamma] Ori, Bellatrix 05 25 55 +06 21 43 [beta] Tau, Al Nath 05 27 13 +28 37 09 [epsilon] Ori, Alnilam 05 36 57 -01 11 37 [alpha] Ori, Betelgeuse 05 55 57 +07 24 31 [beta] CMa, Mirzam 06 23 20 -17 57 50 [alpha] Car, Canopus 06 24 16 -52 42 16 [gamma] Gem, Alhena 06 38 33 +16 23 09 [alpha] CMa, Sirius 06 45 48 -16 43 55 [epsilon] CMa, Adhara 06 59 12 -28 59 34 [delta] CMa, Wezen 07 08 59 -26 25 02 [alpha] Gem, Castor 07 35 32 +31 51 21 [alpha] CMi, Procyon 07 40 04 +05 11 28 [beta] Gem, Pollux 07 46 13 +27 59 25 [[gamma].
PUNCTURED HOPE, an Adhara Properties production, is being released theatrically by Toronto Pictures.
The code for underworld or hell is again a derivation of adhara, in verse 2 combined with nyac.
Part 5: idam/ upa-sam-padita, edited by Michael Schmidt and Jens-Uwe Hartmann in consultation with Georg von Simson; part 6: upasarga/ausadhi and additions to a-, an/ adhara, edited by Michael Schmidt and Siglinde Dietz; part 7: additions to adharima/ avidyabhisamcetana-hetoh, edited by Michael Schmidt and Siglinde Dietz; part 8: additions to avidyasamcetana-hetoh/audarika, together with title pages, introductions (in German and English), sigla, bibliographic lists and lists of abbreviations to volume I, edited by Michael Schmidt and Siglinde Dietz.