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    Re: Arabic "Al" and star names
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2009 Nov 7, 08:47 -0500

    I am reminded of the proper pronunciation of the name of what is now
    considered our outermost planet.  One needn't worry too much about
    pronunciation of Arabic names for stars if one has to say that!
    On Nov 7, 2009, at 7:50 AM, Apache Runner wrote:
    > It's good to know I'm not the only one subject to this problem.
    > When I gave an amateur planetarium presentation, there was a "pro"
    > there working the machine.   I got extremely self conscious when I
    > got to Alpheratz, Schedar, Dubhe, and Betelgeuse.   The pro was
    > kind and didn't try to corect me.
    > >
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