star drift


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star drift

[′stär ‚drift]
(astronomy)
A description of two star groups in the Milky Way traveling through each other in opposite directions; individual stars have movements that are relative to each other. Also known as star stream.
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The 5th Saudi Star Drift Championship was announced in a press conference in Jeddah recently.
The Celtic star drifted out to areas on the left as his side looked for a late leveller but McCrorie won the contest.
The 'Andhadhun' star drifted down the ramp looking regal adorning with a signature Mekhela Chador in lusciously deep-toned Assamese silk handcrafted with delicate Kolki (paisley) motifs in a variety of colourful threads.
Ridden prominently by in-form jockey James Doyle, Richard Fahey's star drifted under pressure in the final two furlongs but was still the best mover in the race which helped him secure a comfortable length victory over Irish-trained Air Vice Marshal.
Sam Nicholson 6 Scotland Under-21 star drifted in and out of the match.
If the star drifted off to either side of the centre, the process was repeated until the crosshairs in the centre cleanly bisected the drifting star.
Kauto Star drifted out to 9-2 with BetVictor for the Gold Cup last night with Paddy Power offering 4-1 with a run.
Making his first start as a three-yearold and backed into 7-4 from 5-1 after some eyecatching work on Warren Hill, Scottish Star drifted off the rail into the centre of the track and interfered with the Jamie Spencer-ridden Riot Police.
6 Thierry Henry The ex-Arsenal star drifted in from the left to good effect.
I was lucky because I did not disturb anybody." Afterwards the shaken star drifted between five-star hotel suites and friends' flats.
The veteran ex-Sunderland star drifted the ball over Bristol's trenches for Junior Lewis to head into the path of skipper Matthew Elliott.
Tracking the leaders on the near side, Sea Star drifted to the centre when he was put under pressure by Richard Quinn, but he was staying on well in the closing stages and finished fifth, beaten just over two lengths.