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#22985 - Sat Apr 15 2000 09:05 PM Stellar names
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Match the star's technical name with its common name:

1) Alpha Aquilae
2) Alpha Aurigae
3) Alpha Bo÷tis
4) Alpha Canis Majoris
5) Alpha Canis Minoris
6) Alpha Carinae
7) Alpha Centauri
8) Alpha Crucis
9) Alpha Cygni
10) Alpha Eridani
11) Alpha Leonis
12) Alpha Lyrae
13) Alpha Orionis
14) Alpha Piscis Austrini
15) Alpha Scorpii
16) Alpha Tauri
17) Alpha Virginis
18) Beta Centauri
19) Beta crucis
20) Beta Geminorum
21) Beta Orionis
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A) Achernar
B) Acrux
C) Aldebaran
D) Altair
E) Antares
F) Arcturus
G) Betelgeuse
H) Canopus
I) Capella
J) Deneb
K) Fomalhaut
L) Hadar
M) Mimosa
N) Pollux
O) Procyon
P) Regulus
Q) Rigel
R) Rigil Kentaurus
S) Sirius
T) Spica
U) Vega

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#22986 - Sat Apr 15 2000 10:25 PM Re: Stellar names
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A start:
1=D
2=I
3=f
4=S
6=H
12=U
16=C
20=N
and I'll get back to you on the rest!
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#22987 - Sat Apr 15 2000 10:50 PM Re: Stellar names
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5=O
7=R
8=B
9=J
10=A
11=P
13=G
14=K
15=E
17=C
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#22988 - Sat Apr 15 2000 10:57 PM Re: Stellar names
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4 is not S
5 is not O
17 is not C

All others correct!

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#22989 - Sat Apr 15 2000 11:54 PM Re: Stellar names
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17=T
I am really having a problem with 4 and 5
For 5 Procyon (S) - Alpha Canis Minoris. From Greek : "before the dog"
and 4 Sirius (S) - Alpha Canis Majoris. "Scorching"
Did I have them backward? Help!

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#22990 - Sun Apr 16 2000 12:20 AM Re: Stellar names
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17-C is correct
5-S is correct

4, 18, 19 and 21 left!

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#22991 - Sun Apr 16 2000 11:40 PM Re: Stellar names
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4=O
18=L
19=M
21=Q
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#22992 - Sun Apr 16 2000 03:08 PM Re: Stellar names
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WTG Sandra!
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#22993 - Sun Apr 16 2000 09:10 PM Re: Stellar names
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FINALLY
oops!

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