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morning star:

see evening starevening star
or morning star,
planet that becomes visible in the western sky shortly after sunset or in the eastern sky shortly before sunrise. It can usually be seen in twilight, when it is too light for the true stars to be seen.
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morning star

An informal name for Venus when it lies west of the Sun and is a brilliant object in the eastern sky just before sunrise. Such periods of visibility follow inferior conjunction and precede superior conjunction. The term is sometimes applied loosely to morning visibility of Mercury or other planets.

Morning Star

 

a progressive English daily newspaper.

Founded in London in 1930, the Morning Star appeared until April 1966 as the Daily Worker, the organ of the Communist Party of Great Britain. It is published by the Morning Star Cooperative Society, Limited, and also accepts contributions from readers. The Morning Star leads the struggle for the vital interests of English workers against the antipopular policy of monopoly capital. It stands for the unification of all the forces of the left in the struggle for peace and security among peoples.

morning star

[′mȯrn·iŋ ‚stär]
(astronomy)
A misnomer given to a planet visible to the naked eye, when it rises before the sun.

morning star

a planet, usually Venus, seen just before sunrise during the time that the planet is west of the sun
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40) A more attractive hypothesis is that, with respect to the processions at Edessa, Monimos and Azizos represented Mercury and Venus as two concurrent morning stars.
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The morning star in particular eminently qualifies as an entity that "precedes Helios" in the course of the daily cycle and it has long been established that worship of the morning and evening stars thrived in cultures speaking Semitic languages.
21) Azizos, the Sun's precursor, is the Morning Star (he goes before Helios in the procession), and Monimos consequently is the Evening Star, although this is not explicitly slated.
As the astronomical identity of Venus as morning star and Venus as evening star had been known in the classical world since the sixth or fifth century B.
For the same star is now the evening star, when it follows the sun at such a distance that it is not hidden by the rays of the sun; and now the morning star, when it precedes the sun and, about dawn, rises before it.
most probably a male personification of Venus, which as a morning star seems to have acquired a warrior character among the Bedouin.
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