Enif

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَنْف(ʾanf, nose) (i.e. of Pegasus).

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Enif

  1. (astronomy) A type-LC irregular variable supergiant, visible as a second-magnitude orange star, or telescopically as an apparent triple star, marking the nose of the horse in the northern constellation of Pegasus.
    • 1899, Richard Hinckley Allen, Star-Names and Their Meanings, New York: G. E. Stechert, page 327:
      [Enif, Enf, and Enir, all titles for this, are from Al Anf, the Nose, by which the Arabians designated it.]

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References[edit]

  • Naming Stars”, in International Astronomical Union, 1 June 2018, List of IAU-approved Star Names.
  • eps Peg”, in The International Variable Star Index, American Association of Variable Star Observers, last revision 7 June 2011, UID 000-BCW-746.

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَنْف(ʾanf, nose).

Proper noun[edit]

Enif f

  1. Enif, the brightest star in the constellation of Pegasus