Bulletin of the IAU Working Group on Star Names, No. 1

E. Mamajek, B. Garcia, Duane Willis Hamacher, T. Montmerle, J. Pasachoff, I. Ridpath, X. Sun

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Abstract

The Working Group on Star Names (WGSN) will consist of an international group of astronomers with expertise in stellar astronomy, astronomical history, and cultural astronomy. The group will catalog and standardize proper names for stars for the international astronomical community. Names will first be drawn upon the extensive historical and world-wide cultural astronomy literature.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2016

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