cassiopeia cassiopeia

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (Greek mythology) the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda
  2. (n) a W-shaped constellation in the northern hemisphere near Polaris

News

  1. Wired Space Photo of the Day: Whimpering Star

    This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows the planetary nebula IC 289, located in the northern constellation of Cassiopeia. Formerly a star like our Sun, it is now just a cloud of ionised gas being pushed out into space by ...        
    on July 10, 2013     Source: Wired News

  2. Fade Out | Space Wallpaper

    This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope space wallpaper shows the planetary nebula IC 289, located in the northern constellation of Cassiopeia.
    on July 9, 2013     Source: SPACE.com

Quotes

  1. "This is an exciting result," said Alex Filippenko of the University of California, Berkeley, a supernova expert not affiliated with the study. "Cassiopeia A has been studied extensively with many telescopes over a wide range of wavelengths....
    on May 29, 2008 By: Alex Filippenko Source: Science Daily (press release)

  2. "We have been tracking Cygnus, Cassiopeia (supernova remnant stars) and, of course, sun and moon which are all good radio sources in their own right. We have been able to obtain signals from them and track them," Dr. Shiva Kumar said.
    on Oct 12, 2008 By: Shiva Kumar Source: Hindu

  3. "My hope is that [Cassiopeia] provides a bond market in Paris as attractive as others," said Christine Lagarde, French finance minister, yesterday in New York. "A lot of key players in France who did not use bonds before the crisis relied...
    on Apr 26, 2010 By: Christine Lagarde Source: Financial Times

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