Brightness Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Brightness

  1. Alpha Centauri brightest star in Centaurus constellation; closest star to Earth. [Astronomy: NCE, 74]
  2. diamond April birthstone, most reflective of gems. [Gem Symbolism: Jobes, 440–441]
  3. North Star bright star visible to naked eye and nearest to the north celestial pole. [Astronomy: EB, VIII: 79]
  4. Sirius dog star; brightest star in the heavens. [Astronomy: EB, IX: 238]
  5. St. Elmo’s fire glow of electrical discharge appearing on towers and ships’ masts. [Physics: EB, VIII: 780]
  6. Venus bright planet, second from the Sun. [Astronomy: EB, X: 392]