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Astronomy Pronunciation Guide

Some astronomical names can be a little difficult to pronounce.  For example, the constellation Boötes is pronounced "boo-OH-tees" not "Boots" or "Booties".  In some cases careful pronunciation may be necessary to avoid embarrassment as in the case of Uranus, which is pronounced "Yoor-a-nus", not "Your-anus".

The pronunciation guide will help you learn how to correctly pronounce the names of hundreds of celestial objects from different categories such as stars, constellations and planets.

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