star finder

star finder

[′stär ‚fin·dər]
(astronomy)
A device such as a star map or celestial globe to facilitate the identification of stars. Also known as a star identifier.
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CELTIC star finder John Park last night parted company with the club.
HE IS a Geordie madly passionate about Newcastle United who has served them as a star finder on no fewer than three occasions, most notably when head-hunted by Sir Bobby Robson.
org/ and entering 'V339 Del' in the star finder box, then selecting 'create a finder chart'.
MANCHESTER CITY are snatching top talentspotter Gary Worthington from Chelsea - to fill Brian Kidd's boots as their new star finder.
Strachan is also focusing on ork behind the scenes plotting for the long-term future with the arrival of star finder ohn Park from Hibs.
One section outlines all the constellations in the night sky and explains how to find them--an included star finder aids this activity.
The Star Finder option will display a star or constellation selected from a list.
A Lullian machine was operated by rotating the two disks independently, much as we would a star finder or (some years ago) a circular slide rule.
Even if Barton opts not to choose Ibrox, the capture of McParland looks like being Warburton's most influential signing because he believes this star finder is the very best in the business and his work up until now has been surprisingly ambitious.
It's understood Celtic's new star finder John Parks has identified Ritgers as a signing target but it will be left to Strachan to decide whether or not to rubber stamp an offer.
London-based agent and star finder James Harris predicted: "Amy is set to become the next big name in the movie world.
Schaaf's 40 Nights to Knowing the Sky will not replace the elegant and timeless simplicity of "classics" such as Whitney's Star Finder or Star Maps For Beginners, but it is not intended to.