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Encyclopedia > Malus (constellation)

Malus (Latin for mast) was a constellation that formed part of the Argo Navis constellation. Its stars were incorporated to the constellation Pyxis by Nicolas Louis de Lacaille. Latin is the language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... foremast, mainmast and mizzen mast Grand Turk The mast of a sailing ship is a tall vertical pole which supports the sails. ... Orion is a remarkable constellation, visible from most places on the globe (but not always the whole year long). ... The constellation Argo Navis drawn by Johannes Hevelius in 1690 Argo Navis (or simply Argo) was a large southern constellation representing the Argo, the ship used by Jason and the Argonauts in Greek mythology. ... Categories: Astronomy stubs | Modern constellations | Constellations | Pyxis constellation | Argo Navis constellation ... Abbé Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille (March 15, 1713–March 21, 1762) was a French astronomer. ...


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