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Antares

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Astronomical name

Antares Origin and Meaning

The name Antares is a boy's name .

Antares is a star in the Scorpio constellation, making it an interesting choice for babies born under that zodiac sign. It is the fifteenth-brightest star in the night sky, appearing as a reddish star when viewed with the naked eye. This reddish tint is what lent the star its name, whcih mean "equal to Ares" who is the god of war and associated with the red planet Mars.The sky's other name is Alpha Scorpii, but Antares is a far more romantic choice.

Antares in Pop Culture

  • Antares Dracoan Imperial Knight from Star Wars: Legacy