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Alcyone:

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or Alcyone
, in Greek mythology, daughter of Aeolus and wife of Ceyx. When her husband drowned, Halcyone threw herself into the sea. Out of pity the gods changed the pair into kingfishers or halcyons, and Zeus forbade the winds to blow seven days before and
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Alcyone

(al-see -ŏ-nee, -sÿ -) (η Tau) A bluish-white giant star in the constellation Taurus that is the brightest star in the Pleiades. mv : 2.86; Mv : –1.5; spectral type: B7 IIIe.
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Just north of Merope and about half way between Alcyone and Maia is a colorful double star, WDS J03463+2411A.
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His wife Alcyone dreamt of the tragedy and when Ceyx's corpse washed ashore, she was so distraught that the pitying gods transformed the couple into birds.
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Alcyone Everly dreams of lazy Tennessee summers and a life filled with poetry, but when Mlie's mother succumbs to brain cancer, everything changes.
Only six stars in the Pleiades cluster can readily be seen by the naked eyen under normal conditions: Alcyone, Atlas, Electra, Maia, Merope, and Taygete.
Kristine Larsen's inclusion, "Sea Birds and Morning Stars: Ceyx, Alcyone, and the Many Metamorphoses of Earendil and Elwing," discusses the Greek myth of Ceyx and Alcyone, which Tolkien almost certainly knew from Ovid's Metamorphoses, Book XI, as a source for his Earendil and Elwing.
At first, however, the narrator of the Parliament improperly reads the Somnium Scipionis, unable to find consolation for his "hevynesse" (89), and, without the help of his subsequent dream experience, neither can the Duchess narrator render a satisfactory reading of the tale of Ceyx and Alcyone.
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