Astronomical discovery of - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Astronomical discovery of.

5 letter answer(s) to astronomical discovery of

CERES
  1. wrap up in a cerecloth; "cere a corpse"
  2. the largest asteroid and the first discovered
  3. (Roman mythology) goddess of agriculture; counterpart of Greek Demeter
  4. the fleshy, waxy covering at the base of the upper beak of some birds
PLUTO
  1. a small planet and the farthest known planet from the sun; it has the most elliptical orbit of all the planets; "Pluto was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh in 1930"
  2. (Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone
  3. a cartoon character created by Walt Disney

6 letter answer(s) to astronomical discovery of

PULSAR
  1. a degenerate neutron star; small and extremely dense; rotates very fast and emits regular pulses of polarized radiation
QUASAR
  1. a starlike object that may send out radio waves and other forms of energy; many have large red shifts
URANUS
  1. a giant planet with a ring of ice particles; the 7th planet from the sun has a blue-green color and many satellites; "Uranus was discovered by William Herschel in 1781"
  2. (Greek mythology) god of the heavens; son and husband of Gaea and father of the Titans in ancient mythology
  3. planet

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