- --- In email@example.com, "Diana K. Rosenberg"
> Hi Mark,Yeah, Seginus, with an S, is Gamma Bootis. My copy of SolarFire had
> As always, thank you for the current alignments!
> You wrote:
> >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
Phi Bootis as Ceginus, with a C. No spelling error there, just two
stars with almost identical names.
Mark A. Holmes