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Beta Aurigae

Beta Aurigae is Menkalinan , Arabic name meaning the shoulder of the rein-holder. It... locates the solstitial colure,the great circle in the sky that passes through both celestial poles and the summer and winter solstices. Menkalinan is a mere half-minute of arc (an angle less than the eye can see) off the colure. Cited from website Menkalinan β (sometimes called agni or hutabhuj both meaning ‘sacrificial fire’
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