Definition of Cygnus. Meaning of Cygnus. Synonyms of Cygnus

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Definition of Cygnus

Cygnus
Cygnus Cyg"nus (s?g"n?s), n. [L., a swan.] (Astron.) A constellation of the northern hemisphere east of, or following, Lyra; the Swan.

Meaning of Cygnus from wikipedia

- Swans are birds of the family Anatidae within the genus Cygnus. The swans' closest relatives include the geese and ducks. Swans are grouped with the closely...
- Cygnus is the Latin word for swan and may refer to: Cygnus (constellation), a northern constellation Cygnus A, a radio galaxy within the constellation...
- Cygnus is a northern constellation lying on the plane of the Milky Way, deriving its name from the Latinized Gr**** word for swan. Cygnus is one of the...
- Cygnus A (3C 405) is a radio galaxy, and one of the strongest radio sources in the sky. It was discovered by Grote Reber in 1939. In 1951, Cygnus A, along...
- The Cygnus spacecraft is a single-use American automated cargo spacecraft developed by Orbital Sciences and now built and launched by Northrop Grumman...
- Cygnus X-1 (abbreviated Cyg X-1) is a galactic X-ray source in the constellation Cygnus, and the first such source widely accepted to be a black hole...
- cucullatus ("hooded") was first used by Juan Eusebio Nieremberg in 1635 as Cygnus cucullatus, in reference to Carolus Clusius's 1605 depiction of a dodo....
- System, including Earth. It is also referred to by its full name, the Orion–Cygnus Arm, as well as Local Arm, Orion Bridge, and formerly, the Local Spur and...
- Cygnus X may refer to: Cygnus-X (star complex), a giant star formation region Cygnus X (music group) Cygnus X-1 (disambiguation) Cygnus X-3...
- Cygnus Solutions, originally Cygnus Support, was founded in 1989 by John Gilmore, Michael Tiemann and David Henkel-Wallace to provide commercial support...
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