Pollux

[ pol-uh ks ]
/ ˈpɒl əks /

noun

Greek Polydeuces. Classical Mythology. the brother of Castor.Compare Castor and Pollux.
Astronomy. a first-magnitude star in the constellation Gemini.
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Pollux

/ (ˈpɒləks) /

noun

the brightest star in the constellation Gemini, lying close to the star Castor. Visual magnitude: 1.15; spectral type: K0III; distance: 34 light yearsSee also Castor
classical myth See Castor and Pollux
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Pollux

[ pŏləks ]

A bright giant star in the constellation Gemini, with an apparent magnitude of 1.15. Scientific name: Beta Geminorum.
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