Camelopardalis


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Camelopardalis

(kă-mel-ŏ-par -dă-liss) (Giraffe) A large inconspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere near Ursa Major, its brightest stars being of 4th magnitude. It contains the prototype of the Z Camelopardalis dwarf novae stars. Abbrev.: Cam; genitive form: Camelopardalis; approx. position: RA 6h, dec +70°; area: 757 sq deg.

Camelopardalis

[ka‚mel·ə′pärd·əl·əs]
(astronomy)
Latin name for the Giraffe constellation of the northern hemisphere. Abbreviated Cam; Caml. Also known as Camelopardus; Giraffe.
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it will be on the map from 2014 onwards, people will be able to say we saw the very first Camelopardalis meteor shower.
We are talking first names here, not subspecies, so well done for knowing "Giraffa Camelopardalis tippelskirchi" but that is not the sort of answer we are looking for.
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En mamiferos, numerosos estudios a largo plazo han empleado la marcas naturales para la identificacion; asi como un indice de fotografias, por ejemplo: en jirafas -Giraffa camelopardalis (Foster, 1966)-, elefantes africanos -Loxodonta africana (Douglas-Hamilton, 1973)-, leones -Panthera leo (Schaller, 1972)-, chimpances -Pan troglodytes (Goodall, 1986)-, perros salvajes -Lycaon pictus (Frame et al.
Giraffa camelopardalis is today represented by three huntable subspecies in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Constellations Day Constellation 07 Dorado 09 Auriga 13 LMC, Lepus, Mensa, Orion 15 Pictor 17 Columba 23 Camelopardalis Date of midnight culmination.
The browsing group consisted of: Boocerus euryceros (bongo), Giraffa camelopardalis (giraffe), Litocranius walleri (gerenuk), Tragelaphus imberbis (lesser kudu), Tragelaphus strepsiceros (greater kudu), and Okapia johnstoni (okapi).
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