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Fornax

(for -naks) (Furnace) An inconspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere fairly near Orion, the brightest stars being of 3rd and 4th magnitude. Abbrev.: For; genitive form: Fornacis; approx. position: RA 3h, dec –30°; area: 397 sq deg.
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