Binaries (Astronomy: Week of 5/27/18)

Zubenelgenubi!! If you're inclined to say "Bless You", or "Gesundheit", I thank you.  But this particular outburst comes from the name of a star.  Together with nearby Zubeneschamali, Zubenelgenubi form the "Claws of the Scorpion", and mean, respectively, just that - these awesome and fun-to-say names are derived from the Arabic word, Zubana (Scorpion), and…Read more Binaries (Astronomy: Week of 5/27/18)