Astronomical Association of Southern Illinois
Quote:It's not Korsa, though, but Ksora. Interesting information, however. Arich refers to Gamma, not Alpha Virginis...so it's even more of a stretch. Constellation matches.
Cactus Patch Observatory / 14" LX200
"The four points of the compass be logic, knowledge, wisdom, and the unknown. Some do bow in that final direction. Others advance upon it. To bow before the one is to lose sight of the three."
“I am the only person to ever ace a 1951 USAF resolution test. My 'to observe' list says 'done'. I do not use charts or atlases when I starhop; men do not use maps. One of my sketches won an SBIG deep sky imaging contest. I am the life of star parties I have never attended. I never say anything looks like a faint fuzzy - not even a faint fuzzy. Pilots aim green laser pointers at me. Don Pensack proofreads my CN forum posts.” - The Most Interesting Astronomer in the Universe
Quote:Which is why the modern Bayer letter/Flamsteed number system makes more sense for the amateur astronomer because they transcend culture and misspellings.