Sirius Sentence Examples
Its approach was announced by the appearance of a certain star, Sirius, and as soon as that star was seen above the horizon the people hastened to remove their flocks to the higher ground and abandoned the lower pastures to the fertilizing influence of the stream.
As Bruges was accessible by canal from Ostend, Ostend was to be blocked at the same time by the old cruisers" Brilliant "and" Sirius."The main obstacle to th3 enterprise lay in the powerful batteries.
Among them the bright star Sirius was any I in special esteem; it was a goddess Sothis (Sopde), often be 1tified by the Egyptians with Isis.
Professor Petrie, however, thinks it best, while accepting the evidence of the Sirius date, to suppose further that a whole Sothic period of 1460 years had passed in the interval, making a total of 1650 years for the six dynasties in place of 220 years.
Hertzsprung has shown that Sirius also belongs to this same system and shares its motion, notwithstanding that it is in a nearly opposite part of the sky.Advertisement
A possible change of colour in the case of Sirius is noteworthy.
In modern times Sirius has always been a typical white or bluish-white star, but a number of classical writers refer to it as red or fiery.
Thus it is found that Procyon gives about three times as much light as the sun in proportion to its mass, Sirius about sixteen times, and Orionis more than ten thousand times.
Thus the faint companion of Sirius is of nearly the same mass.
In this case the companion, being about half the mass of Sirius itself, has probably cooled more rapidly, and on that account emits much less light.Advertisement
The group consisting of five stars of Ursa Major together with Sirius has already been alluded to; another very marked group of 16 stars in Perseus, all of the Helium type of spectrum, form a similar association.
These are the white stars, and the most prominent examples are Sirius, Vega and Procyon.
In the same author's Works and Days, a treatise which is a sort of shepherd's calendar, there are distinct references to the Pleiades, Hyades, Orion, Sirius and Arcturus.
Observations of white dwarfs The first white dwarfs The first white dwarf star to be found was the companion to the bright star Sirius.
The biggest challenge in writing the libretto for Sirius on Earth was to create a detached yet familiar reality within a short time frame.Advertisement
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The heliacal rising of Sirius would tell people to prepare for the floods.
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The three stars in the Belt of Orion lead directly away from Aldebaran to Sirius, which lies southeast of Orion.
These signals directly trigger and control the Sirius lights, resulting in perfectly synchronized audio-visual experiences.Advertisement
The rising of Sothis (Sirius) at the beginning of the inundation was a particularly important point to fix in the yearly calendar (see below, Chronology).
As sea-nymphs, they represent the treacherous calm of ocean, which conceals destruction beneath its smiling surface; or they signify the enervating influence of the hot wind (compare the name Sirius), which shrivels up the fresh young life of vegetation.
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Currently the two providers of satellite radio are Sirius and XM.
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The formats have even grown more popular with the rise of Sirius and XM radio.
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He is currently part of the Blue Collar Radio show on Sirius satellite radio.
Harry returns to school for his third year amid rumors that escaped mass murderer Sirius Black is out to kill him.
With the help of his defense against the dark arts teacher, Remus Lupin, and his friends, Harry unravels a twisted tale of violence and betrayal, but will he be clever and quick enough to save Sirius from the dementor's kiss?
The Sirius Cybernetics' corporation created Marvin in an attempt to create genuine people personality AI for their robots.
Sirius was killed by his cousin Bellatrix LeStrange.
Coins of Ceos exhibit the head of Aristaeus and Sirius in the form of a dog crowned with rays.
Thus, in the later Avesta, we find not only Mithra but also purely popular divinities such as the angel of victory, Verethraghna, Anahita (Anaitis), the goddess of the water, Tishrya (Sirius), and other heavenly bodies, invoked with special preference.
The "Sirius" and "Brilliant" shaped course for Ostend, the "Thetis" and her companions eased down.
For the next ten years it slowly increased (though with slight check), and in 1843 was nearly as bright as Sirius; since then it has slowly faded, but it was not till 1869 that it ceased to be visible to the naked eye.
Then follows a gradual absorption of first the helium and then the hydrogen, the photosphere grows continually cooler, and the star passes successively through the stages exemplified by Sirius, Procyon, the Sun, Arcturus and Antares.
On the 18th of January 1788 Admiral Phillip and Captain Hunter arrived in Botany Bay in the " Supply " and " Sirius," followed by six transports, and established a colony at Port Jackson.