Ophiuchus


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Ophiuchus

(of-ee-yoo -kŭs, oh-fee-) (Serpent Bearer) A large equatorial constellation near Scorpius, lying partly in the Milky Way. The brightest star is the 2nd-magnitude white giant Rasalhague (α), which lies close to Rasalgethi (Alpha [α] Herculis). The area contains the supernova remnant of Kepler's star, the Rho (ρ) Ophiuchi cloud, in which there is active star formation (see Rho Ophiuchi cloud), the loose open cluster IC 4665, and many globular clusters. Abbrev.: Oph; genitive form: Ophiuchi; approx. position: RA 17h, dec –7°; area: 948 sq deg.
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Like the other 12 signs of the Zodiac - Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces, the seldom-recognized Ophiuchus is a constellation of stars with symbolic roots in (http://content.
Close to the Ophiuchus border in the far south-east of Serpens Caput the magnitude 4.
He played bass guitar with folk/rock band Ophiuchus, which he formed with his guitarist brother Jon in 1986.
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Queen Ophiuchus leader of the Least-Rogonians sends her warrior mystic son Astran to capture the Citadel and offer the Strega the gift of immortality in exchange.
Astronomers will find it near Venus, Aquila and Ophiuchus.
For what it's worth Ophiuchus is the 13th zodiacal constellation - the only one not to translate into a sign of the zodiac.
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