A star and a planet named after Ebla & Ugarit by International Astronomy Union

The International Astronomy Union has decided to name the star HD 218566, which lies near Pisces, Ebla. While the planet discovered near it Ugarit.
The statement released by the Syrian Astronomy Association said that the International Astronomy Union endorsed the new names,which are considered a new achievement for the Syrian Astronomy Association.
Earlier, the International Astronomy Union called the planet, which rotates around the star of the Shepherd, Palmyra in 2015.
Head of the Syrian Astronomy Association Dr. Mohammad al-Asiri affirmed commitment to hoist the Syrian flag high at the international arenas specialized in space and astronomy.
Founded in 2005, the Syrian Astronomy Society has been working to spread astronomy in Syria and the Arab states by all possible means.