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A Flamsteed designation is a combination of a number and constellation name that uniquely identifies most naked eye stars in the modern constellations visible from southern England. [1]

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Bayer designation

A Bayer designation is a stellar designation in which a specific star is identified by a Greek letter, followed by the genitive form of its parent constellation's Latin name.

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Benjamin Apthorp Gould

Benjamin Apthorp Gould (September 27, 1824 – November 26, 1896) was a pioneering American astronomer.

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CK Vulpeculae

CK Vulpeculae (also Nova Vulpeculae 1670) may be the oldest cataloged nova variable.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Constellation

A constellation is a group of stars that are considered to form imaginary outlines or meaningful patterns on the celestial sphere, typically representing animals, mythological people or gods, mythological creatures, or manufactured devices.

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Edmond Halley

Edmond (or Edmund) Halley, FRS (–) was an English astronomer, geophysicist, mathematician, meteorologist, and physicist.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Genitive case

In grammar, the genitive (abbreviated); also called the second case, is the grammatical case that marks a word, usually a noun, as modifying another word, also usually a noun.

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Globular cluster

A globular cluster is a spherical collection of stars that orbits a galactic core as a satellite.

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Gould designation

Gould designations for stars are similar to Flamsteed designations in the way that they number stars within a constellation in increasing order of right ascension.

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Great Britain

Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.

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International Astronomical Union

The International Astronomical Union (IAU; Union astronomique internationale, UAI) is an international association of professional astronomers, at the PhD level and beyond, active in professional research and education in astronomy.

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Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton (25 December 1642 – 20 March 1726/27) was an English mathematician, astronomer, theologian, author and physicist (described in his own day as a "natural philosopher") who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time, and a key figure in the scientific revolution.

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Jérôme Lalande

Joseph Jérôme Lefrançois de Lalande (11 July 1732 – 4 April 1807) was a French astronomer, freemason and writer.

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Johann Elert Bode

Johann Elert Bode (19 January 1747 – 23 November 1826) was a German astronomer known for his reformulation and popularisation of the Titius–Bode law.

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Johannes Hevelius

Johannes Hevelius Some sources refer to Hevelius as Polish.

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John Flamsteed

John Flamsteed FRS (19 August 1646 – 31 December 1719) was an English astronomer and the first Astronomer Royal.

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List of stars in Andromeda

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Andromeda, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Aquarius

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Aquarius, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Aquila

This is the list of 143 notable stars in the constellation Aquila, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Aries

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Aries, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Auriga

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Auriga, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Boötes

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Boötes, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Camelopardalis

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Camelopardalis, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Cancer

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Cancer.

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List of stars in Canes Venatici

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Canes Venatici, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Canis Major

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Canis Major, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Canis Minor

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Canis Minor, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Capricornus

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Capricornus, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Cassiopeia

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Cassiopeia, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Cepheus

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Cepheus, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Cetus

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Cetus, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Coma Berenices

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Coma Berenices, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Corona Borealis

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Corona Borealis, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Corvus

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Corvus, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Crater

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Crater, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Cygnus

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation of Cygnus, sorted by decreasing apparent magnitude.

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List of stars in Delphinus

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Delphinus, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Draco

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Draco.

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List of stars in Equuleus

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Equuleus, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Eridanus

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Eridanus, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Gemini

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Gemini, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Hercules

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Hercules, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Hydra

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Hydra, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Lacerta

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Lacerta, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Leo

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Leo, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Leo Minor

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Leo Minor, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Lepus

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Lepus, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Libra

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Libra, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Lynx

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Lynx, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Lyra

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Lyra, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Monoceros

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Monoceros, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Ophiuchus

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Ophiuchus, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Orion

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Orion, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Pegasus

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Pegasus, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Perseus

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Perseus, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Pisces

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Pisces, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Piscis Austrinus

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Piscis Austrinus, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Sagitta

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Sagitta, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Sagittarius

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Sagittarius, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Scorpius

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Scorpius, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Serpens

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Serpens, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Sextans

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Sextans, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Taurus

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Taurus, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Triangulum

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Triangulum, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Ursa Major

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Ursa Major, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Ursa Minor

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Ursa Minor, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Virgo

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Virgo, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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List of stars in Vulpecula

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Vulpecula, sorted by decreasing brightness.

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Lynx (constellation)

Lynx is a constellation named after the animal, usually observed in the northern sky.

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Naked eye

Naked eye, also called bare eye or unaided eye, is the practice of engaging in visual perception unaided by a magnifying or light-collecting optical instrument, such as a telescope or microscope.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Planet

A planet is an astronomical body orbiting a star or stellar remnant that is massive enough to be rounded by its own gravity, is not massive enough to cause thermonuclear fusion, and has cleared its neighbouring region of planetesimals.

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Precession

Precession is a change in the orientation of the rotational axis of a rotating body.

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Right ascension

Right ascension (abbreviated RA; symbol) is the angular distance measured only eastward along the celestial equator from the Sun at the March equinox to the (hour circle of the) point above the earth in question.

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Star

A star is type of astronomical object consisting of a luminous spheroid of plasma held together by its own gravity.

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Stellar designations and names

Designations and names of stars (and other celestial bodies) are currently primarily mediated in the scientific community by the International Astronomical Union (IAU), a de facto authority.

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Students for the Exploration and Development of Space

Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) is an international student organization whose purpose is to promote space exploration and development through educational and engineering projects.

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Table of stars with Flamsteed designations

This table lists those stars/objects which have Flamsteed designations by the constellation in which those stars/objects lie.

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Uranus

Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun.

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10 Ursae Majoris

10 Ursae Majoris (10 UMa) is a star in the constellation Lynx.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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47 Tucanae

47 Tucanae, 47 Tuc (or NGC 104) is a globular cluster located in the constellation Tucana.

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51 Pegasi

51 Pegasi (abbreviated 51 Peg), also named Helvetios, is a Sun-like star located from Earth in the constellation of Pegasus.

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55 Cancri

55 Cancri (abbreviated 55 Cnc) is a binary star approximately 41 light-years away from the Sun in the constellation of Cancer.

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61 Cygni

61 Cygni Not to be confused with 16 Cygni, a more distant system containing two G-type stars harboring the gas giant planet 16 Cygni Bb.

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82 G. Eridani

82 G. Eridani (HD 20794, HR 1008, e Eridani) is a star about 20 light years away from Earth in the constellation Eridanus.

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88 modern constellations

In modern astronomy, the sky (celestial sphere) is divided into 88 regions called constellations, generally based on the asterisms (which are also called "constellations") of Greek and Roman mythology.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flamsteed_designation

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