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Re: Big Dipper (was: Irregularities)

From:Anton Sherwood <bronto@...>
Date:Friday, December 21, 2001, 6:14
It occurs to me that, once there is interstellar commerce, the stars and
constellations may be named after their occupants rather than the other
way around!

Jörg Rhiemeier wrote:
> What is the Big Dipper named in your conlangs? (Assuming your conlangs > are spoken on the northern hemisphere of the Earth, or somewhere else > it can be seen in the sky, which might include planets of nearby > stars, perhaps within 20 light-years from the sun, and fantasy worlds > that happen to have the same patterns of stars in the sky.) > And what is, if any, the con-mythological background?
-- Anton Sherwood --