Sentence Examples with the word asterism

The asterism seems due to the presence of microscopic tubular cavities, or to enclosure of crystalline minerals, arranged in a definite system.

And the Pleiades continued, within historical memory, to be the first asterism of the lunar zodiac. 2 Lenormant, Origines de l'Histoire, i.

Propitiatory abstinences were recommended when the natal asterism was menaced by unfavourable planetary conjunctions.