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    Catalogue of Stars. Afterword.
    From: Andrew Nikitin
    Date: 2024 Jul 7, 09:20 -0700

    I had the idea, for a while, to embed a list of all navigation stars, together
    with some clues that would aid their identification in the sky, into a rythmic
    rhymed verse. After all, if a catalogue of ships can be made into an epic, why
    not catalogue of stars?

    When it comes to poetry, 'moon' and 'June' is the pinnacle of my rhyming
    abilities, so this project was way out of my reach.  Luckily, the recently
    emereged tools may make it less daunting, at least to try.

    This is the very first draft, an attempt to prompt chatgpt with minimal
    selection and editing. It is obviously somewhat repetitive and cliche (and I
    still have all the admiration and respect to how much it is better than
    anything that I could have come up with on my own), its primary purpose is to
    convey information, which it does.

    In general, use of mnemonic devices, such as poetry, to traditional skills,
    specifically, navigation, is of great interest to me. I would appreciate
    your comments and thoughts on that matter.

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