Chiron
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈkaɪɹən/
Proper noun
  1. (Greek mythology) An old, wise centaur who served as Achilles' mentor and teacher.
  2. (astronomy, astrology) A centaur (minor planet) and comet-like/asteroid-like object, orbiting between Saturn and Uranus.
Synonyms
  • (astronomy) 2060 Chiron, 95P/Chiron, 1977 UB, ⚷
  • (astrology) ⚷
  • (mythology) Cheiron, Kheiron
Translations
  • French: Chiron
  • Italian: Chirone
  • Portuguese: Quíron, Quirão, Quironte
  • Russian: Хиро́н
Translations
  • French: Chiron
  • Portuguese: Quíron
  • Russian: Хиро́н
  • Spanish: Quirón



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