Science / Astrology / Constellation: From the Latin constellation, set with stars. A group of fixed stars.


Science / Astrology / Pleiades: A group of fixed stars in the constellation Taurus. They are called the 'Weeping Sisters' because, according to Greek mythology, seven sisters, Alcyone, Merope, Cel?┬Žno, Taygeta, Maia, Electra and St MORE


Science / Astrology / Zodiac: From the Greek zodiakos, literally circle of animals. See also tropical zodiac, sidereal zodiac. MORE

Large Ship

Life Style / Travel / Large Ship: A ship of a grt (gross registered tonnage) between 65,000 and 100,000 tons. Carnival legend, celebrity constellation, crystal serenity, disney magic, holland america's zuiderdam, norwegian dawn, coral MORE


Science / Astrology / Ayanamsa: From the Hindu ayana, the arc that describes the increasing gap between the tropical and sidereal zodiacs. The ayanamsa, which changes continually at the rate of approximately 50' a year, is currently MORE

Tropical Zodiac

Science / Astrology / Tropical Zodiac: The circle of signs that follows the apparent path of the Sun (ecliptic). Also called the movable zodiac because it shifts slightly each year relative to the constellations of the sidereal zodiac. See MORE

Sidereal Astrology

Science / Astrology / Sidereal Astrology: An astrological system based upon the constellations, not the tropical zodiac. MORE