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  • proper n. A star, σ Sagittarii.


From Akkadian. (Wiktionary)


  • Center of the Galaxy by François Malan — The center of the Milky Way galaxy, showing Kaus Australis, Kaus Media, Shaula, Lesath, Nunki, Phi Sagittarii.

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  • The Big Dipper became Ursula Major, Zubeneschamali was Reuben Smiley, and the important navigational star Nunki became Nooki.


  • When these were mastered he turned to the difficult ones, some scarcely visible to unpracticed eyes: "Nunki in Sagittarius, easy to find in the group that looks like a Tea Kettle; Deneb Algedi in Capricornus, not easy to find.


  • "Then I think we'd better call that star by its right name, Nunki, " but when in oral review Anderssen pointed his wand at Sagittarius and asked Claggett to identify the principal star, he bellowed, "Nooki.


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  • ancient Assyrian or Babylonian name for the star Sigma Sagittarii, recovered by archaeologists

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