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Carina

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Constellations changed by the monk Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in 1763

Argo Navis | split into | Carina | Puppis | Pyxis | Vela
Telescopium | created from parts of | Sagittarius | Scorpio | Ophiuchus | Corona Australis
Ophiuchus | split into | Ophiuchus | Serpens
Eridanus | split into | Eridanus | Fornax
Ara | created from parts of | Centaurus | Lupus


The 88 modern Constellations
Andromeda | Antlia | Apus | Aquarius | Aquila | Ara | Aries | Auriga | Bo÷tes | Caelum | Camelopardalis | Cancer | Canes Venatici | Canis Major | Canis Minor | Capricornus | Carina | Cassiopeia | Centaurus | Cepheus | Cetus | Chamaeleon | Circinus | Columba | Coma Berenices | Corona Australis | Corona Borealis | Corvus | Crater | Crux | Cygnus | Delphinus | Dorado | Draco | Equuleus | Eridanus | Fornax | Gemini | Grus | Hercules | Horologium | Hydra | Hydrus | Indus | Lacerta | Leo | Leo Minor | Lepus | Libra | Lupus | Lynx | Lyra | Mensa | Microscopium | Monoceros | Musca | Norma | Octans | Ophiuchus | Orion | Pavo | Pegasus | Perseus | Phoenix | Pictor | Pisces | Piscis Austrinus | Puppis | Pyxis | Reticulum | Sagitta | Sagittarius | Scorpius | Sculptor | Scutum | Serpens | Sextans | Taurus | Telescopium | Triangulum | Triangulum Australe | Tucana | Ursa Major | Ursa Minor | Virgo | Vela | Volans | Vulpecula







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Carina Constellation (1484 words)
Though it lies on the band of the Milky Way, most of the stars in Carina are relatively faint, with the brilliant exception of Canopus, the second brightest star in the entire sky after Sirius.
Carina is home to Canopus (alpha Carinae), the second brightest star in the heavens.
The most interesting object of the constellation is Eta Carinae: a mystery star which changes its magnitude very irregularly, from a brilliant -0.8 in 1843 to a rather dim -7 in the mid 1870s.
Carina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (182 words)
Carina (anatomy), a ridge in the sagittal plane of the trachea where it splits into the two primary bronchi
Carina, in architecture, was the name Ancient Romans gave for any building in the form of a ship.
Carinae were weepers, or women hired, in Ancient Rome, to weep at funerals.
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