Usage examples for stellar

  1. What was novel and interesting in my stellar prospect was, not merely that I could see those stars north and south which are never visible from the same point on Earth, except in the immediate neighbourhood of the Equator; but that, save on the small space concealed by the Earth's disc, I could, by moving from window to window, survey the entire heavens, looking at one minute upon the stars surrounding the vernal, and at another, by changing my position, upon those in the neighbourhood of the autumnal equinox. – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  2. However this may be this line of research throws an instructive light on what we may expect to find in the evolution of real stellar systems. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  3. This marvelous star, viewed through a powerful telescope, breaks up into six suns, forming a most remarkable stellar group. – Astronomy for Amateurs by Camille Flammarion
  4. We are but segments of a starry curve, and must be content with our stellar friendship. – The Untilled Field by George Moore
  5. The average professor of history might well expect, on less showing, to be chosen president of the Historical Association; in which case the prospect of having to deliver a presidential address might lead him to speculate idly in idle moments upon the meaning of history; but the riddle of existence would not greatly trouble his sleep, nor could it be said of him, as Henry Adams said of himself, that " a historical formula that should satisfy the conditions of the stellar universe weighed heavily upon his mind." – Modern American Prose Selections by Various
  6. 48 Stellar G. N., ii. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  7. For not until the final marks were posted from these last examinations, plus their marks for the entire five years, would any of them- except Hanlon, of course- know for a surety that he would be graduated and become a permanent member of the Inter- Stellar Corps. – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  8. Beyond the vast sphere of comparatively empty space immediately surrounding our sun lies the stellar universe into which our great telescopes are steadily penetrating. – The Story of Evolution by Joseph McCabe
  9. He turned and looked back along the deck of the Stellar – Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930 by Various
  10. On the other hand, we see that the hypothesis of nebular condensation harmonizes with the most recent results of stellar astronomy: nay more- that it supplies us with an explanation of various appearances which in its absence would be incomprehensible. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  11. 122, 1, 000, 000 times the earth's distance from the sun, is a convenient unit in which to express the stellar distances, and in the preceding table the distances of the stars from the sun are expressed in terms of this unit. – A Text-Book of Astronomy by George C. Comstock
  12. In no other portion of the heavens are so many nebulous and stellar masses thronged together in an equally small space. – COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1 by Alexander von Humboldt
  13. His name was Joe Shannon, used to work for Stellar Electric up in Fremont. – The Worlds of Joe Shannon by Frank M. Robinson
  14. As the stellar generators let down on the drag on the Sun, the gravity within the ship lessened. – The Secret of the Ninth Planet by Donald Allen Wollheim
  15. " Um, a ballet girl," said Jenny as usual, careful not to presume the false grandeur of an isolated stellar existence. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  16. The dimensions of stellar orbits are of very varied extent. – The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Thomas Orchard
  17. This star will always be an object of interest to astronomers, as it was the first of the stellar multitude that revealed to Bessel the secret of its distance. – The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Thomas Orchard
  18. Even art looked there for inspiration and depicted the stellar deities. – The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism by Franz Cumont
  19. The ambassador turned to a stellar atlas. – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster