Menkib

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Menkib can refer to the following stars (the name derives from the Arabic منكب mankib, meaning "shoulder"):

  • Menkib, the proper name approved by the International Astronomical Union for the star Xi Persei, in the constellation of Perseus. (It was previously also spelt Menchib or Menkhib.)
  • Mankib, traditional name for the star Beta Pegasi in the constellation of Pegasus.
  • Menkab, traditional name for the star Alpha Orionis or Betelgeuse in the constellation of Orion
  • Markab, the proper name approved by the International Astronomical Union for the star (Alpha Pegasi), in the constellation of Pegasus.