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Lower case used to identify constellation stars
Symbol Designation Pronunciation
Α α Alpha AL-Fuh
Β β Beta BAY-tuh
Γ γ Gamma GAM-uh
Δ δ Delta DEL-tuh
Ε ε Epsilon EP-sil-on
Ζ ζ Zeta ZAY-tuh
Η η Eta Ay-tuh
Θ θ Theta THAY-tuh
Ι ι Iota eye-OH-tuh
Κ κ Kappa KAP-uh
Λ λ Lambda LAM-duh
Ν ν Nu NOO
Ξ ξ Xi Z-EYE
Ο ο Omicron OM-eh-KRON
Π π Pi PIE
Ρ ρ Rho ROW
Σ σ Sigma SIG-muh
Τ τ Tau TAOW
Υ υ Upsilon OOP-sil-on
Φ φ Phi FY
Χ χ Chi K-EYE
Ψ ψ Psi SIGH
Ω ω Omega oh-MAY-guh

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