Reference Entry

Sickle

Edited by Ian Ridpath

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

Third edition


Published online February 2018 | e-ISBN: 9780191851193

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Popular name for the asterism formed by the stars Epsilon, Mu, Zeta, Gamma, Eta, and Alpha Leonis. The Sickle makes up the head and chest of Leo, the lion....

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Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics

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