False Cross

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False Cross,

in astronomy: see CarinaCarina
[Lat.,=the keel], southern constellation, representing the keel of the ancient constellation Argo Navis, or Ship of the Argonauts. Carina contains Canopus, the second brightest star in the sky.
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False Cross

A cross-shaped group of four 2nd-magnitude stars in the former constellation Argo. The group is now divided between Carina (Iota [ι] and Epsilon [Ɛ]) and Vela (Kappa [κ] and Delta [δ]).
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