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Re: Seginus

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  • mahtezcatpoc
    ... Yeah, Seginus, with an S, is Gamma Bootis. My copy of SolarFire had Phi Bootis as Ceginus, with a C. No spelling error there, just two stars with almost
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 2, 2005
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      --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "Diana K. Rosenberg"
      <ye-stars@i...> wrote:
      > Hi Mark,
      >
      > As always, thank you for the current alignments!
      >
      > You wrote:
      >
      > >Pallas
      >
      > >Ceginus (Phi Bootis, marking [I think] the hand of
      > >Bootes the Herdsman that's holding the leashes of
      > >Canes Venatici the Hunting Dogs,
      >
      > Pallas IS aligned with Phi Bootes, but that's not Ceginus (I
      > use Seginus). It's a 5th mag star near the top of his staff
      >
      > Ceginus (I use Seginus) is Gamma Bootes (17 Libra 44 now);
      > it is at the Herdsman's left shoulder, acc. to Ptolemy.
      >
      > Love, Diana


      Yeah, Seginus, with an S, is Gamma Bootis. My copy of SolarFire had
      Phi Bootis as Ceginus, with a C. No spelling error there, just two
      stars with almost identical names.

      Mark A. Holmes
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