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Name: Joe
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How are the stars named?


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Thanks for your good question. Most stars enjoy Arabic names, although some have Jewish, Greek, or Roman names. Actually, you are free to name any star anything you like!

Sincerely

David H. Levy


Please refer to the following URL for the complete story on star naming conventions. This article discusses star naming conventions from their classical Arabic names to modern computer assigned star names.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astronomical_naming_conventions

Sincere regards,
Mike Stewart



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