Wednesday, June 1, 2011

ALTAIR = ???

My relatives often asked about "what is Altair?" FYI, Altair is my 2nd son's name.
Behind the Pillow
So, as a reminder for me too, here's a collection of what the name means:
"Altair  is the brightest star in the constellation Aquila and the twelfth brightest star in the night sky…It is an abbreviation of the Arabic phrase النسر الطائر, an-nasr a-hā'ir (English: The flying eagle)… The Altair 8800 was one of the first microcomputers intended for home use…" (source:

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