the Charioteer, a northern constellation between Perseus and Gemini, containing the bright star Capella.
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How to use Auriga in a sentence
Capella is lo-cat-ed in the con-stell-a-tion which you call Auriga.Jubilation, U.S.A. | G. L. Vandenburg
And so at other times in actis and Verba m'ri Alani de Auriga.The Boke of Noblesse | Unknown
But the splendid star Capella, in the constellation Auriga, may claim a moment's attention.Astronomy with an Opera-glass | Garrett Putman Serviss
It is common to the left horn of Taurus and the right foot of Auriga, who is represented standing just above.Astronomy with an Opera-glass | Garrett Putman Serviss
Fomalhaut and Capella, in Auriga, rise almost exactly at the same minute.A Field Book of the Stars | William Tyler Olcott
British Dictionary definitions for Auriga
a conspicuous constellation in the N hemisphere between the Great Bear and Orion, at the edge of the Milky Way. It contains the first magnitude star Capella and the supergiant eclipsing binary star Epsilon Aurigae
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Scientific definitions for Auriga
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Gemini and Perseus. Auriga (the Charioteer) contains the bright star Capella.
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