Camelopardalis(redirected from Camelopardalis constellation)
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Related to Camelopardalis constellation: Leo Minor constellation, Monoceros constellation, Lacerta constellation, Cetus constellation, Circinus constellation, Canes Venatici constellation
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.
Latin name for the Giraffe constellation of the northern hemisphere. Abbreviated Cam; Caml. Also known as Camelopardus; Giraffe.