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Columba

Saint. ?521--597 ad, Irish missionary: founded the monastery at Iona (563) from which the Picts were converted to Christianity. Feast day: June 9

Columba

(kŏ-lum -bă) (Dove) A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Canis Major, the two brightest stars being of 2nd and 3rd magnitude. Abbrev.: Col; genitive form: Columbae; approx. position: RA 6h, dec –35°; area: 270 sq deg.

Columba

[kə′ləm·bə]
(astronomy)
A constellation, right ascension 6 hours, declination 35°S. Abbreviated Col. Also known as Dove.
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