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Carnil

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'''Carnil''' was a red star<ref>{{S|Index}}</ref> created by [[Varda]] in preparation for the coming of the [[Elves]].<ref>{{S|Captivity}}</ref>
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'''Carnil''' was a bright red star<ref>{{S|Index}}</ref> created by [[Varda]] in preparation for the coming of the [[Elves]].<ref>{{S|Captivity}}</ref> Actually, this "star" is the planet Mars.<ref>{{MR|Star}}, p. 435</ref>
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Latest revision as of 22:41, 27 March 2013

Carnil was a bright red star[1] created by Varda in preparation for the coming of the Elves.[2] Actually, this "star" is the planet Mars.[3]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Index of Names"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Quenta Silmarillion: Of the Coming of the Elves and the Captivity of Melkor"
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Morgoth's Ring, "Index: Star-names", p. 435
Middle-earth Cosmology
 Constellations  Anarríma · Durin's Crown · Menelmacar · Remmirath · Soronúmë · Telumendil · Valacirca · Wilwarin
Stars  Alcarinquë · Borgil · Carnil · Elemmírë · Helluin · Luinil · Lumbar · Morwinyon · Nénar · Star of Eärendil · Til 
The Airs  Aiwenórë · Fanyamar · Ilmen · Menel · Vaiya · Veil of Arda · Vista
Narsilion  Arien · Moon (Isil, Ithil, Rána) · Sun (Anar, Anor, Vása) · Tilion
See Also  Abyss · Arda · Circles of the World · · Timeless Halls · Two Lamps · Two Trees · Void