Lacaille's constellations

Lacaille's constellations

[lə′kāz ‚kän·stə′lā·shənz]
(astronomy)
The 14 southern constellations identified by N. L. de Lacaille in 1763: Antlia, Callum, Circinus, Crux, Fornax, Horologium, Mensa, Microscopium, Norma, Octans, Pictor, Reticulum, Sculptor, and Telescopium.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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