capricornus : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a faint zodiacal constellation in the southern hemisphere; between Sagittarius and Aquarius
News & Articles
- Sun's 8.2-Billion-Year-Old Twin Found
About 250 light-years away in the constellation Capricornus lies a star that looks awfully familiar.
Aug. 28, 2013 - Discovery News
- Astronomers Have Found The Oldest Known Star Like Our Sun
Astronomers in Brazil used the European Space Agency's (ESA) Very Large Telescope to find the oldest known star that is similar to our sun. HIP 102152 is located 250 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Capricornus and is believed to be 8.2 billion years old.
Aug. 28, 2013 - Business Insider