Star Names

Star Common Name Remarks
alpha Sgr Rubkat the knee of the Archer
beta1 Sgr Arkab Prior
beta2 Sgr Arkab Posterior
gamma Sgr Al Naal arab.: tip of the arrow
delta Sgr Kaus Meridionalis arab./lat.: the middle of the bow
epsilon Sgr Kaus Australis arab./lat.: southern end of the bow
lambda Sgr Kaus Borealis arab./lat.: northern end of the bow
sigma Sgr Nunki the Sea (from the Euphratian table of the 30 stars)

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