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  1. N Centauri(ProperNoun)

    A double star in the constellation of Centaurus.

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  1. N Centauri

    N Centauri is a double star in the constellation Centaurus. It is approximately 260 light years from Earth. The more luminous star is a blue-white B-type main sequence dwarf with an apparent magnitude of +5.26. Its fainter companion is a yellow-white F-type dwarf with an apparent magnitude of +7.72. The two stars show common proper motion, indicating they may be gravitationally bound. They are separated by 18 arcseconds.

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  1. uncertain

  2. runcinate

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  1. Douglas Adams:

    In those days spirits were brave, the stakes were high, men were real men, women were real women and small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri were real small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri.

  2. J. Michael Straczynski:

    No dictator, no invader, can hold an imprisoned population by force of arms forever. There is no greater power in the universe than the need for freedom. Against that power, governments and tyrants and armies cannot stand. The Centauri learned this lesson once. We will teach it to them again. Though it take a thousand years, we will be free.

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