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  • n. Genitive form of Cassiopeia used when naming stars, such as α Cassiopeiae.

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Examples

  • While training in celestial navigation however, Grissom, as a practical joke, quietly incorporated three new names onto NASA's star list: Dnoces (which was really Iota Ursae Majoris or Talitha), Navi (Epsilon Cassiopeiae) and Regor (Gamma Velorum or Suhail).

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