lemÌc. Lemizh grammar and dictionary

Constellation Shark (zmÌsk.)

The Shark was named by some of the first Europeans to sail the southern oceans: zoologists who collected hitherto unknown species. This constellation commemorates a shark attack that was warded off with a ruse involving a Jaguar, a Chilean Flamingo, a South American Fur Seal, and a Loom and Shuttle, all of which were also placed among the stars.

The other constellations introduced by European explorers are the Bridge, the Elephant, the Hummingbird, the Ivory Tower, the Kangaroo, and the Thimble.

The Shark is located in the region of our constellations Phoenix and Tucana, near the southern end of the River, swimming north.

See also zmàsk. in the dictionary.

The 55 naked-eye stars

In the ‘Our designation’ column, letters (sometimes with superscript numbers) in front of constellation symbols refer to Bayer’s catalogue or to variable star designations, and numbers to Flamsteed’s catalogue. Row colours roughly approximate the stars’ colours. The links lead to the stars’ entries in the SIMBAD Astronomical Database.

Designation (hex)Our designationlbrm
11β Phe3.923.32
1010Hip 48901.175.39
1111ν Phe1.734.97
1212GJ 10210.635.80
1313ρ Phe1.375.24
22γ Phe3.803.41
2020Hip 65950.016.26
2121Hip 65921.135.42
2222Hip 71150.136.17
2323Hip 83200.126.18
2424υ Phe1.415.21
2525φ Phe1.535.12
2626Hip 78860.096.20
2727Hip 93130.935.57
2828χ Phe1.495.15
2929Hip 56610.435.95
2A2AHip 72131.045.49
2B2BHip 88200.246.09
2C2Cξ Scl0.905.59
2D2DHip 79410.765.70
2E2EHip 76430.445.94
2F2FHip 100350.575.84
33δ Phe3.113.93
3030Hip 69520.036.25
3131Hip 85520.176.14
3232ψ Phe2.504.39
44ζ Phe (Wurren)3.103.94
4040ω Phe0.206.12
4141Hip 35270.166.15
5050η Phe2.544.36
5151ξ Phe0.735.72
5252GJ 290.515.89
5353Hip 33520.375.99
5454Hip 27890.316.04
5555Hip 45630.056.23
5656GJ 22.20.935.57
6060β¹ Tuc2.544.36
6161β³ Tuc1.605.07
6262Hip 34890.286.06
6363Hip 42000.725.73
6464Hip 48790.036.25
6565ι Tuc1.215.36
6666Hip 59920.056.23
7070ζ Tuc2.714.23
7171ε Tuc2.374.49
7272ρ Tuc1.185.38
7373η Tuc1.695.00
7474Hip 1180920.435.95
7575Hip 1170880.725.73
7676π Tuc1.025.50
7777λ² Tuc1.095.45
7878Hip 1171050.286.06
7979Hip 1150620.166.15
7A7Aκ Tuc2.684.25
7B7BHip 1139690.985.53