The world of Lloegyr circles a yellow-orange sun known by the Foerdewaith
as Rana. Among the Ashurians
, it is called Tascheter; to the Hyperboreans, Solanus; and Mitra among the Jaata
The night sky is dominated by the two moons that orbit the world: Narrah, also known as Luna, the Pale Sister, and Sybil, the Dark Sister. Narrah is larger and bright, showing a crater-scarred face much like Earth’s moon. Legends in some parts of the world, such as in the Yolbiac Vale
, claim that denizens of Narrah invaded the Lost Lands in the distant past. The goddess Narrah is associated with this moon. Sybil is smaller and dim, appearing an almost bluish-black when full in the night sky. Evil portents attend this moon, which is associated with the goddess Cybele. Times when both moons are full in the sky are of particular importance to a number of faiths.
Wheeling over the night skies of Lloegyr are a multitude of stars. Among the best known are Oliarus, the Pole Star (known to the Daanites as Sidhe, the Star of the Otherworld Solaris, the Lightstar, which was the pole star before the world’s poles shifted in 2491 I.R.; Aether, Star of the Upper Air; the Blót Star, or the Star of Sacrifice; Irminsul, the Pillar of the Gods; and Eärendel, the star of the morning.
In the astrology of the Hyperboreans, which has been passed down to many of the cultures of Akados and Libynos, the stars combine to form various constellations. Two such are known as Freya and Mithras. Thirteen other constellations, which proceed one after another in a great circle about the sky, form the zodiac, which defines the 13 lunar months of the year.
In addition, certain other “wandering stars” travel among the fixed stars in the night sky in patterns that the wise can come to understand. Among these are Mulvais the Red Star, Cyril the Blue Chariot, and Xharos the Black Star (also known as Erebos, the Dark Star, and the Lower Air). The astrologers of ancient Hyperborea believed these to actually be other planets circling the sun in far-distant orbits, just as does Boros. The Hyperboreans also believed that other planets existed in addition to these three, but that they are so far away that they remain unseen by mortal eyes. Some have speculated that those other celestial bodies could be home to their own unique inhabitants and possibly entire civilizations.
|Calade||Hawk of Fate||Associated with Arden in Hyperborean and pre-Hyperborean times, now associated with the Tropic of Arden|
|Draconis||The Dragon||On certain (un)holy days, the planet Xharos/Erebos is the dragon’s eye|
|Irminsul||Pillar of the Gods||The star Irminsul is at its peak|
|Skiðblaðnir||Ship of the Gods||Also known as Sektet, Ra’s Solar Barge|
|The Host||The Army||Appears as a hazy expanse of starlight|
|The Ninefold Lamp||An important constellation to the old gods (Daanite/Ancient Ones)|
|The Sickle||Called the Wheel by the followers of Jamboor|
|The Sphinx||The King of Boros|
|The Springald||The Crossbow||Also known as the Hammer or Donar’s Hammer, appears to be striking toward Yales/Jörmungandr|
|The Tesseract||Shaped like a square of four stars within a larger square of four stars |
|The White Wolf|
|Yales||The Devil||Also known as Jörmungandr the World Serpent among the Northlanders and Apep the Eater of Souls in Khemit|