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Constellation List -- ISP 205L – Fall 2009 Constellation (pronunciation) Meaning Major Star(s) Andromeda (an-drah’-mee-dah) Daughter Aquila (aak’-gui-lah) Eagle Altair (aal-tair’) Auriga (aw-rhy’-gah) Charioteer Capella (ka-pell’-ah) Bootes (boh-oh’-teez) Herdsman Arcturus (ark-tour’-us) Canis Major (cain’-us may’-jer) Big Dog Sirius (sear’-ee-us) Canis Minor (cain’-us my’-ner) Little Dog Procyon (pro’-see-on) Cassiopeia (cass-ee-oh-pee’-yah) Queen Cepheus (see’-fee-us) King Corona Borealis (co-row’-na bore- ee-al’-is) Northern Crown Cygnus (sig’-nus) Swan Deneb (den’-ebb) Gemini (jem’-i-nye) Twins Pollux (pahl’-lux), Castor (kass’-
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Unformatted text preview: ter) Leo (lee’-oh) Lion Regulus (reg’-you-lus) Lyra (lye’-ra) Lyre (harp) Vega (vee’-gah) Orion (oh-rye’-un) Hunter Betelgeuse (bett’-el-joose), Rigel (rye’-jel) Pegasus (peg’-ah-sus) Flying Horse (Great Square) Perseus (purr’-see-us) Hero Sagittarius (saa-ji-tair’-ee-us) Centaur Archer (teapot) Scorpius (score’-pee-us) Scorpion Antares (an-tair’-eez) Taurus (taw’-russ) Bull Aldebaran (aal-deb’-bar-on), Pleiades (M45) Ursa Major (er’-sah may’-jer) Big Bear (Big Dipper) Ursa Minor (er’-sah my’-ner) Little Bear (Little Dipper) Polaris (poh-lair’-us) (North Star) Virgo (vir’-go) Maiden Spica (spy’-ka)...
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