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An alphabet is a standard set of letters (basic written symbols or graphemes) that is used to write one or more languages based upon the general principle that the letters represent phonemes (basic significant sounds) of the spoken language.
In ancient times, only the Sun and Moon, a few hundred stars and the most easily visible planets had names.
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.
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.
Fraktur is a calligraphic hand of the Latin alphabet and any of several blackletter typefaces derived from this hand.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.
Friedrich Wilhelm August Argelander (22 March 1799 – 17 February 1875) was a German astronomer.
The General Catalogue of Variable Stars (GCVS) is a list of variable stars.
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.
German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
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.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Latin or Roman script is a set of graphic signs (script) based on the letters of the classical Latin alphabet, which is derived from a form of the Cumaean Greek version of the Greek alphabet, used by the Etruscans.
Letter case (or just case) is the distinction between the letters that are in larger upper case (also uppercase, capital letters, capitals, caps, large letters, or more formally majuscule) and smaller lower case (also lowercase, small letters, or more formally minuscule) in the written representation of certain languages.
The following lists of constellations are available.
Abbé Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille, formerly sometimes spelled de la Caille, (15 March 1713 – 21 March 1762) was a French astronomer.
The Bayer designations q Carinae and Q Carinae are distinct.
R Coronae Borealis is a peculiar low-mass yellow supergiant star in the constellation of Corona Borealis.
Serpens ("the Serpent", Greek Ὄφις) is a constellation of the northern hemisphere.
A star catalogue (Commonwealth English) or star catalog (American English), is an astronomical catalogue that lists stars.
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.
V603 Aquilae (or Nova Aquilae 1918) was a bright nova occurring in the constellation Aquila in 1918.
A variable star is a star whose brightness as seen from Earth (its apparent magnitude) fluctuates.
YZ Ceti is a red dwarf star in the constellation Cetus.