Pronunciation Guide

Do you find that you don't know how to pronounce Ophiuchus? Just how do you say Enceladus? These are problems that I worry over because I usually read names like this long before I hear anyone say them. This often means that I have to re-adjust my pronunciation.

Is Ophiuchus "offi-oo-cas" or "off-u-cas"? What about Enceladus? I say "En-sell-ahh-dus" but it would appear American astronomers say "En-sell-a-dus". A case of I say tomato and you say...

Stuart is at the Division for Planetary Sciences 2005 meeting in Cambridge, UK.

Posted in astro blog by Stuart on Friday 09th Sep 2005 (09:05 UTC) | Permalink
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