Borgil was a red Star in the constellation of Menelvagor.
Borgil rose before midnight in late September. The Hobbits observed it "glowing like a jewel of fire" in the midnight sky as they camped in the Woody End with Gildor and his company.
Borgil may have been the modern Betelgeuse or Aldebaran.
Borgil was a Sindarin word that meant 'Steadfast star'.
- ↑ The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, Book One, Chapter III: "Three is Company"
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 The Complete Guide to Middle-earth
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