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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Asterope  \As*ter"o*pe\,  n.  [Gr.  ?,  lit.,  lightning.] 
  1.  (Myth.)  One  of  the  Pleiades;  --  called  also  {Sterope}. 
 
  2.  (Astron.)  A  double  star  in  the  Pleiades  (21  k  and  22  l 
  Pleiadum  of  the  5.8  and  6.4  magnitude  respectively), 
  appearing  as  a  single  star  of  the  5.3  magnitude  to  the 
  naked  eye. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Asterope 
  n  1:  (Greek  mythology)  one  of  the  7  Pleiades  [syn:  {Sterope},  {Asterope}] 
  2:  one  of  the  stars  in  the  star  cluster  Pleiades  [syn:  {Sterope}, 
  {Asterope}] 




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