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Soronúmë was one of the constellations that Varda traced in the sky with the dews of Telperion, before the Awakening of the Elves. The name means "Eagle of the West" in Quenya (from soron = "eagle" and númë = "West"). The translation suggests a connection with the constellation we know today as Aquila, but this was never confirmed by Tolkien.