Bayer-designation Definition

noun

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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Singular:
bayer-designation
Plural:
bayer-designations

Origin of Bayer-designation

  • Surname of German astronomer Johann Bayer + designation

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