Alnilam


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Alnilam

(al-nÿ -lăm) See Orion.

Alnilam

[al′nil·əm]
(astronomy)
A star in the constellation Orion.
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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].
The three stars are called Alnitak, Alnilam and Mintaka, names derived from the Arabic words for "the line", years time - it's something of a "live fast, die young" life for this trio.
The theory states that the three Giza pyramids have been built to align with the three bright stars of Orion's belt: Alnitak, Alnilam, and Mintaka.
They are Mintaka, Alnilam, and Alnitak, and they point down to Sirius, the brightest star up there and part of the constellation Canis Major.
Made up of seven stars - Betelgeuse, Rigel, Bellatrix, Mintaka, Alnilam, Alnitak and Saiph - Orion, often referred to as The Hunter in reference to Greek mythology, is the most visible star cluster in the night sky.
Meanwhile, at Capannelle in Italy, Alnilam became the latest Italian bonus winner when taking the 5f maiden.
Orion looms above you in the east a few hours after dark; the three bright jewels of his belt are, from left to right, Alnitak, Alnilam, and Mintaka.
Meyers alleged that I compared Proust's Marcel to Frank Cahill, the "rough hero" of Dickey's Alnilam, but I did nothing of the sort.
In addition to a short list of superb poems, Dickey has written a hugely successful cult novel, Deliverance, and two highly experimental, less auspicious novels, Alnilam and To the White Sea.
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].
These stars are, from the left, Alnitak, Alnilam and Mintaka and while they look as if they are single points of light, each one is itself a multiple star system.
Malin considers the implications of the three epigraphs Dickey uses in Alnilam and concludes that Dickey intended for the epigraphs to raise questions so that the reader would be "compelled to scrutinize every word.