The Bright Navigation Stars

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Star Name Pronunciation Star Name Pronunciation
Acamar
(Eridanus)
AY-kuh-mar Fomalhaut
(Pisces Austrinus)
FO-mal-ought
Achernar
(Eridanus)
AY-ker-nar Gacrux
(Crux)
GAY-krux
Acrux
(Crux)
AY-kruhks Gienah
(Crovus)
JEE-nah
Adhara
(Canis Major)
ah-DAY-rah Hadar
(Centaurus)
HAY-dar
Aldebaran
(Taurus)
al-DEB-ah-ran Hamal
(Libra)
HAM-al
Alioth
(Ursa Major)
AL-ee-oth Kaus Australis
(Sagittarius)
KOSS aus-TRAY-lis
Alkaid
(Ursa Major)
al-KADE Kochab
(Ursa Minor)
KOE-kahb
Al Nair
(Grus)
al-NAYR Markab
(Pegasus)
MAR-kahb
Alnilam
(Orion)
al-NIGH-lam Menkar
(Cetus)
MEN-kahr
Alphard
(Hydra)
AL-fard Menkent
(Centaurus)
MEN-kent
Alphecca
(Corona Borealis)
al-FECK-ah Miaplacidus
(Carina)
MY-a-PLAS-i-dus
Alpheratz
(Andromeda)
al-FEE-rahts Mirfak
(Persius)
MEER-fak
Altair
(Aquila)
al-TAYR Nunki
(Sagittarius)
NUN-kee
Ankaa
(Pheonix)
AN-kuh Peacock
(Pavo)
PEE-kok
Antares
(Scorpius)
an-TAIR-eez Polaris
(Ursa Minor)
poe-LAHR-is
Arcturus
(Bootes)
ark-TOO-rus Pollux
(Gemini)
POL-lucks
Atria
(Triangulum Australe)
AT-ri-ah Procyon
(Canis Minor)
PRO-see-on
Avior
(Carina)
AY-vee-or Rasalhague
(Ophiuchus)
RAS-al-haig
Bellatrix
(Orion)
BEL-a-trix Regulus
(Leo)
REG-you-lus
Betelgeuse
(Orion)
BET-el-jooz Rigel
(Orion)
RYE-jel
Canopus
(Carina)
kah-NO-pus Rigil Kentaurus
(Centaurus)
RYE-jel KENT
Capella
(Auriga)
kah-PEL-ah Sabik
(Ophiuchus)
SAY-bik
Deneb
(Cygnus)
DEN-eb Schedar
(Cassiopeia)
SHED-ahr
Denebola
(Leo)
de-NEB-oh-la Shaula
(Scorpius)
SHAW-la
Diphda ? DIF-dah Sirius
(Canis Major)
SEER-ee-us
Dubhe
(Ursa Major)
DUB-ee Spica
(Virgo)
SPY-kah
Elnath
(Taurus)
EL-nath Suhail
(Vela)
soo-HALE
Eltanin
(Draco)
el-TAY-nin Vega
(Lyra)
VAY-gah
Enif
(Pegasus)
EEN-if Zubenelgenubi
(Libra)
zoo-BEN-al-je-NEW-bee