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Star names

Richard Hinckley Allen

Star names

their lore and meaning.

by Richard Hinckley Allen

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Published by Dover Publications, Constable in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

"... an unabridged and corrected republication of the work first published by G.E. Stechert in 1899, under the former title "Star-names and their meanings". - title page verse.

The Physical Object
Pagination563p. ;
Number of Pages563
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19245109M
ISBN 100486210790

Sirius is a star in the constellation of Canis Major (Latin for Big Dog). Proper names are usually of Arabic origin (Rigel, Deneb, etc) or come from Greek mythology (Castor, Pollux, etc). In the Bayer designation, the star is identified by a letter and the name of the constellation (in the Latin genitive) to which the star belongs 4. Bayer. Very old star names originated among people who lived in the Arabian Peninsula more than a thousand years ago, before the rise of r, many Arabic language star names sprang up later in history, as translations of ancient Greek language descriptions.. The astronomer Claudius Ptolemy in his Almagest (2nd century) tabulated the celestial position and brightness (visual magnitude) of.   There are services which will let you name a star in the sky after a loved one. You can commemorate a special day, or the life of an amazing person. But .


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