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APPENDIX G

STAR CARDS



Surveyors should be familiar with the location of stars and the magnitude of stars. Figure G-2 through G-20 show the constellations recognized by artillery surveyors. Use the alphabetical index below to locate the constellation desired. Figure G-1 describes the magnitude of the stars in the constellations.

CONSTELLATION

                    SURVEY STARS

MAGNITUDE

FIGURE(S)

 

Andromeda....................................

Aquila............................................

Aries..............................................

Auriga............................................

Bootes...........................................

Canis Major...................................

 

 

Canis Minor...................................

Carina............................................

 

 

Cassiopeia......................................

 

 

 

Centaurus.......................................

 

 

Cetus.............................................

 

Corona Borealis (Northern Crown).

Corvus...........................................

Crux (Southern Cross)....................

 

 

Cygnus...........................................

Draco.............................................

Eridanus.........................................

 

Gemini............................................

 

 

Great Square..................................

 

 

Grus...............................................

Hydra.............................................

 

Leo................................................

 

Libra..............................................

Lyra...............................................

Octans...........................................

Ophiuchus......................................

 

Orion.............................................

 

 

 

 

Pavo..............................................

Pegasus..........................................

 

Perseus..........................................

Phoenix..........................................

Piscis Austrinus...............................

Scorpius.........................................

 

 

Sagittarius.......................................

 

Taurus ...........................................

 

Triangulum Australe........................

Ursa Major....................................

 

 

 

 

 

Ursa Minor.....................................

 

Vela...............................................

 

Virgo..............................................

Alpheratz.................

Altair.......................

Hamal.....................

Capella....................

Arcturus..................

Sirius.......................

Adhara....................

Wezen.....................

Procyon..................

Canopus..................

Avior.......................

Misplacidus.............

Schedar...................

Caph.......................

Ruchbah..................

Gamma Cassiopeiae

Rigil Kentaurus........

Hadar......................

Menkent...................

Diphda....................

Menkar...................

Alphecca.................

Gienah.....................

Acrux......................

Mimosa...................

Gacrux....................

Deneb.....................

Eltanin.....................

Achernar.................

Acamar...................

Pollux......................

Castor.....................

Alhena.....................

Alpheratz.................

Enif.........................

Markab...................

Al Na'ir...................

Alphard...................

Beta Hydrus............

Regulus...................

Denebola.................

Zebenelgenubi.........

Vega.......................

Nu..........................

Rasalhague..............

Sabik......................

Rigel........................

Betelgeuse...............

Bellatrix...................

Alnilam....................

Alnitak....................

Peacock..................

Enif.........................

Markab...................

Mirfak.....................

Ankaa.....................

Fomalhaut...............

Antares...................

Shaula.....................

Dschubba................

Kaus Australis.........

Nunki......................

Aldebaran...............

El Nath....................

Atria........................

Alioth......................

Alkaid.....................

Dubhe.....................

Mizar......................

Merak.....................

Phecda....................

Polaris.....................

Kochab...................

Gamma Velorum.....

Suhail......................

Spica....................

2.1.................

0.9.................

2.2.................

0.2.................

0.2.................

-1.6...............

1.6

2.0

0.5.................

-0.9...............

1.7

1.8

2.3.................

2.4

1.6-2.8

0.1.................

0.9

2.3

2.2.................

2.8

2.3.................

2.8.................

1.0.................

1.5

1.6

1.3.................

2.4.................

0.6.................

3.4

1.2.................

1.6

1.9

 

2.1.................

2.5

2.6

2.2.................

2.2.................

2.9

1.3.................

2.2.................

2.9.................

0.1.................

3.7.................

2.1.................

2.6.................

0.3.................

0.1

1.7

1.7

2.0.................

2.1.................

2.5.................

2.6.................

1.9.................

2.4.................

1.3.................

1.2.................

1.7.................

2.5.................

1.9.................

2.1

1.1.................

1.8

1.9.................

1.7.................

1.9

1.9

2.4

2.4

2.5

2.1.................

2.2

1.9.................

2.2

1.2.................

G-7, G-8

G-7

G-8

G-5

G-3, G-17

G-6

 

 

G-6

G-19

 

 

G-18

 

 

G-20

 

 

G-2

 

G-3

G-9

G-20

 

 

G-7

G-18

G-13

 

G-5

 

 

 

G-10

 

 

G-11

G-9, G-14

 

G-15

 

G-16

G-7

G-14

G-16

 

G-6

 

 

 

 

G-12

G-10

 

G-8

G-11, G-13

G-11

G-4, G-16

 

 

G-4

 

G-5, G-8

 

G-14

G-17

 

 

 

 

 

G-17, G-18

 

G-19

 

G-15





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