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    Re: How do you memorise the stars' names?
    From: Annaig Labornez
    Date: 2017 Feb 27, 13:41 -0800

     Marguet in his Histoire générale de la navigation. wrote "Le 4 août 1767, Messier, sur l'Aurore, prit la distance de la Lune au Coeur du Scorpion". The star used for the lunar distance was Antarés, alpha scorpii, the red giant, red as the heart of the Scorpio(n)  might be.. . . 

       
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