- Astronomy. a first-magnitude star in the constellation Auriga.
Origin of Capella
Examples from the Web for capella
Contemporary Examples of capella
Cast of beloved musical classes up mass transit with a capella ‘Circle of Life’Viral Video of the Day: 'Lion King' Cast Takes Broadway to Subway
August 8, 2014
Great news for both a capella fans and ironic a capella fans.Shia LaBeouf Comes Out of Retirement; Michelle Obama is a 'Scandal' Fan
January 31, 2014
In the second clip, a camera follows the cast around as they sing an a capella hip-hop remix of “Jingle Bells.”Psych’s 13 Best Musical Moments
December 15, 2013
Lindsey Stirling, a violinist, won an award for a remix of a Psy song she performed with an a capella group.The YouTube Music Awards Were Alarmingly Strange and Epically Cool
November 4, 2013
PLUS see a video interview with the group, including an office a capella serenade to one of our employees.Backstreet's Back! The Backstreet Boys on 20 Years, New Album, BSB Cruise, and More
June 28, 2013
Historical Examples of capella
This reredos is in the chapel on the south of the Capella Mor.Portuguese Architecture
Walter Crum Watson
"We have come to you from Capella," he said with some exultation.
Capella is lo-cat-ed in the con-stell-a-tion which you call Auriga.
Capella is visible at some hour of every clear night throughout the year.A Field Book of the Stars
William Tyler Olcott
But whatever happens, Tommy, stay with the ship and go on to Capella.The Colors of Space
Marion Zimmer Bradley
- the brightest star in the constellation Auriga; it is a yellow giant and a spectroscopic binary. Visual magnitude: 0.08; spectral type: G6III and G2III; distance: 42 light years
Word Origin for Capella
bright northern star, the alpha of the constellation Auriga, by 17c., from Latin capella, literally "little she-goat" (Greek kinesai kheimonas), diminutive of capra "she-goat," fem. of caper "goat."
- A binary star in the constellation Auriga. It is one of the brightest stars in the night sky, with an apparent magnitude of 0.08. Scientifc name: Alpha Auriga.