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There are still many unanswered questions about how the space-surviving microbes could physically survive the transfer from one celestial body to another.

Phobos might even be a kind of celestial Phoenix, born from the remains of an earlier moon that got ripped apart into rings that then reassembled.

A star is a celestial object whose surface is so hot that it emits light.

Such crisp telescope images could help astronomers study a range of celestial objects, from solar system bodies to distant galaxies.

Typically, corrections use telescope observations, which offer a set of celestial coordinates to determine Earth’s orientation in space.

One has to believe that Brazil was at the receiving end of some great celestial wrath.

As a music fan, it was very exciting to finally have access to something close to a celestial jukebox—all music, instantly.

We can only thank some celestial power that he did not seek refuge in the United States.

Geniuses joined the realm of intermediate beings, alternately exalted and tormented by celestial visions.

Bathed in celestial light, and with her husband, Jor-El (Russell Crowe), looking on, she gives birth to their son, Kal-El.

Just corporeal enough to attest humanity, yet sufficiently transparent to let the celestial origin shine through.

At first men imagined the celestial bodies to be, as they seemed, small objects not very far away.

Atmospheric envelopes appear to be common features about the celestial spheres.

A dark moon has joined this celestial grouping, and is now swinging in an orbit about the earth.

Perhaps I was but startled yesterday to find a celestial loveliness where I expected to encounter pallid inanity.


On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to celestial, such as: angelic, divine, ethereal, immortal, otherworldly, and spiritual.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.