prominent object

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The tulip, indeed, was still a luminous and prominent object in his mind; but he no longer looked upon it as a treasure to which he ought to sacrifice everything, and even Rosa, but as a marvellous combination of nature and art with which he would have been happy to adorn the bosom of his beloved one.
At quarter past five everything was ready, and the neighbors, those at least who were within sight of the brick house (a prominent object in the landscape when there were no leaves on the trees), were curious almost to desperation.
The most prominent object was a long table with a tablecloth spread on it, as if a feast had been in preparation when the house and the clocks all stopped together.
Feeble gleams of encrimsoned light made their way through the trellised panes, and served to render sufficiently distinct the more prominent objects around; the eye, however, struggled in vain to reach the remoter angles of the chamber, or the recesses of the vaulted and fretted ceiling.
It will still be a prominent object, high in the southern sky through the month.
Finding a view of the sky with a prominent object in the foreground can add to your photographs.
Look out for the bright star Capella in Auriga and the W shape of Cassiopeia and Perseus lies between the two TELESCOPIC TARGETS JUPITER is still a prominent object in the Southern sky small telescopes will show a wealth of detail on the planets disk on a steady night.
In opposition on the night of October 28-29, Jupiter is the most prominent object in the night sky apart from the Moon throughout this period.
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The planet Jupiter, while past its absolute best, is still a very prominent object in the night sky, located just between the twins of Gemini in the south-western sky.
Rather than utilizing spheres or checkerboards, the software identifies prominent objects such as corners, edges and other flat structures within the scan and uses them as reference points.
Massive stars are those with masses eight times greater than that of the Sun, and they are the most prominent objects in distant galaxies.