Alcor


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Alcor

(al -kor) (80 UMa) A white star that lies in the ‘handle’ of the Plough and forms an optical double with Mizar. mv : 4.0; spectral type: A5 V.
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Alcor

[′al‚kȯr]
(astronomy)
The star 80 Ursae Majoris.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ALCOR

(language)
A subset of ALGOL.

[Sammet 1969, p. 180].
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