Hesperus


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Hesperus

[′hes·prəs]
(astronomy)
Greek name for the planet Venus as an evening star.
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Hesperus

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Hesperus is the name given to the planet Venus when it appears as the Evening Star.

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hesperus, is more of a threat in Arizona and California.