Definition of Omega centauri

1. Noun. A global cluster in the constellation Centaurus.

Generic synonyms: Bunch, Clump, Cluster, Clustering
Group relationships: Centaur, Centaurus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Omega Centauri

Oman
Omani
Omani Arabic
Omani monetary unit
Omani rial
Omanis
Omar
Omar Bradley
Omar Khayyam
Omar Nelson Bradley
Omayyad
Ombredanne
Omdurman
Omega-amidase
Omega Centauri
Omenn
Omenn's syndrome
Omid
Omiya
Omkaar
Ommaya
Ommiad
Omnipotent
Omniscient
Omomyid
Omomyid group
Omotic
Omphalopsychite
Omphalopsychites

Literary usage of Omega centauri

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1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1912)
"He subsequently compared his results for Messier 13 and omega centauri with the densities to be expected in a spherical mass of gas in isothermal ..."

2. The Herschels and Modern Astronomy by Agnes Mary Clerke (1901)
"... omega centauri may be reckoned among the youngest of the globular kind existing in the heavens. The mechanism of clusters has received little attention ..."

3. An Introduction to the Study of Variable Stars by Caroline Ellen Furness (1915)
"The process is related at length in volume 38 of the Annals, in which Bailey describes the work on the cluster omega centauri. In the introductory pages he ..."

4. Curiosities of the Sky: A Popular Presentation of the Great Riddles and by Garrett Putman Serviss (1909)
"A yet more remarkable globular star-cluster exists in the southern hemisphere, omega centauri. In this case the central condensation of stars presents an ..."

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