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All modern constellation names are Latin proper names or words. Some stars within a constellation are named using the Bayer designation (wikipedia). This is formed using the genitive, or sometimes the ablative, of the constellation in which they are found. These are formed by using the usual rules of Latin grammar. A typical star designation would be α Centauri or Alpha Centauri,

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