Naming and Classification of Stars

Radio Programs

Moon and Companions The little dog leads the big dog Thursday, September 18, 2014
Alpha Lacertae A star with a bright profile Thursday, August 28, 2014
Moon and Saturn Names for all the solar system Monday, July 7, 2014
Heart of Charles Stirring up the Heart of Charles Saturday, March 22, 2014
Tail Stars The back ends of two constellations Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Star Names The language of the stars Saturday, September 14, 2013
Zubeneschamali Balancing the scorpion’s claws Saturday, July 13, 2013
Moon and Antares Naming a “rival” of Mars Saturday, April 27, 2013
Zeta Puppis A rare stellar hothead Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Puppis A naming slight for a leading light Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Halloween Star II A stellar cannibal for Halloween Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Halloween Star A two-headed stellar demon Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Lucky Stars Lucky stars in the evening sky Monday, October 22, 2012
Bringing Up the Rear The tale of some starry tails Saturday, October 13, 2012
Aquarius Life-giving waters from a faint constellation Saturday, October 6, 2012
Moon and Antares Flirting with the stars Thursday, September 20, 2012
H-R Diagram Drawing the lives of the stars Saturday, July 7, 2012
Leo Minor Stars without much flash Saturday, June 23, 2012
Halloween Ghouls Ghoulish delights in the sky Monday, October 31, 2011
Moon and Companions A big astronomical dwarf Friday, October 21, 2011
Star Organizer Getting the stars organized Monday, August 15, 2011
Moon and Aldebaran Following the eye of the bull Monday, July 25, 2011
Cor Caroli The strong heart of a king Friday, May 6, 2011
Moon and Leo The Moon and a crowded star system Friday, December 24, 2010
Moon and Antares A star that's on guard Monday, October 11, 2010
Nunki A star with an ancient pedigree Thursday, August 5, 2010
Thuban Lining up an ancient North Star Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Pyxis Pointing the way to the compass Saturday, March 6, 2010
Zeta Puppis Heating up a giant star Saturday, February 20, 2010
Delta Pavonis Looking in on a close neighbor Friday, February 5, 2010
Lucky Stars Looking for some "lucky" stars Thursday, October 22, 2009
Moon and Spica Getting a handle on a bright star Sunday, August 23, 2009
Big Hand A big hand for a snake charmer Sunday, May 24, 2009
Moon and Antares Breaking down a supergiant star Monday, March 16, 2009
Denebola The tale of the tail of the lion Monday, February 23, 2009

Featured Images

Annie Jump Cannon
Astronomical Pioneer Tuesday, December 10, 2013
The 'lucky' stars of Aquarius
'Lucky' Stars Saturday, October 6, 2012
Regor, Dnoces, and Navi Saturday, January 27, 2007

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