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Subject: Re: Rigel
Author: Cleveland Kent Evans   (Authenticated as clevelandkentevans)
Date: September 26, 2005 at 7:16:40 AM
Reply to: Rigel by Rigel
Rigel is a rare name and certainly has been given on occasion to girls as well as boys, but I do think that the boys are still ahead overall on this one.

The name of the star, by the way, goes back to Arabic rijl, “foot”, because it is in the foot of the constellation Orion.

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