Alchiba, Al Minliar al Ghurab, Al Chiba, 1 Crv, CD −24° 10174, GCTP 2796.00, GJ 455.3, HD 105452, HIP 59199, HR 4623, SAO 180505.
Alpha Corvi (α Crv, α Corvi) is a star in the constellationCorvus. It has the traditional names Alchiba (Arabicألخباal-xibā "tent") or Al Minliar al Ghurab.
Al Minliar al Ghurab (Arabicألمنخر ألغربal-manxar al-ghurab) or Minkar al Ghyrab appeared in the catalogue of stars in the Calendarium of Al Achsasi al Mouakket, which was translated into Latin as Rostrum Corvi (beak of the crow).
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In left column are stellar classes of primary members of star systems. Bold are systems containing at least one component with absolute magnitude of +8.5 or brighter. Italic are systems without known trigonometric parallax.