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Naming and Classification of Stars

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Dabih Many names for a crowded star system September 2, 2021

Corvus A confusing layout for a constellation April 11, 2021

Moon and Aldebaran Following the follower December 27, 2020

Venus in the Claws Venus heads for the scorpion’s claw November 30, 2020

Moon and Regulus Big names for a bright star April 4, 2020

Cor Caroli Stirring up the Heart of Charles March 22, 2020

Jumpy Stars The busy feet of the great bear March 15, 2020

The Snake’s Head Stars of the uninhabited spot February 23, 2020

Mars and Antares Colorful rivals in the dawn sky January 9, 2020

Double Horn The “double” horn of the bull January 8, 2020

Moon and Aldebaran Names for the bull’s bright eye September 19, 2019

Zeta Puppis A rare stellar hothead April 7, 2019

Navi A bright, busy star system January 21, 2019

Sirius A memorable name for a bright star December 26, 2018

More G Stars A rare class of stars October 21, 2018

G Stars A rare class of stars October 20, 2018

Moon and Antares Impressive groups of stars September 15, 2018

More Moon and Mars Building the moons of Mars June 30, 2018

‘Loopy’ Names Some “loopy” star names April 14, 2018

‘O’ Stars The showiest stars in the galaxy April 12, 2018

Stellar Sailors Sailing by the stars October 31, 2017

The Dolphin A practical joke in the night sky July 15, 2017

Moon and Regulus Many names for a bright star June 27, 2017

Scorpion’s Claws “De-clawing” the scorpion May 18, 2017

The Most Beautiful The “most beautiful” stars April 30, 2017

Apollo 1 A stellar memorial to fallen astronauts January 27, 2017

Naming Stars Names old and new for the stars October 9, 2016

Moon and Regulus A big astronomical dwarf September 26, 2016

Leo Minor Stars without much flash June 8, 2016

Head Cases Heading up two constellations May 5, 2016

New Names New names for a family of planets February 19, 2016

Moon and Aldebaran A stellar alphabet February 15, 2016

Featured Images

The constellation Corvus, near brilliant Spica

Sailing On May 17, 2015