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Norma

(nor -mă) (Rule; Level) A small inconspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near Centaurus, lying in the Milky Way, the brightest stars being of 4th magnitude. It contains the Mira stars R Nor and T Nor and several open clusters including the 5.6 magnitude NGC 6067. Abbrev.: Nor; genitive form: Normae; approx. position: RA 16h, dec –50°; area: 165 sq deg.

Norma

[′nȯr·mə]
(astronomy)
A southern constellation; right ascension 16 hours, declination 50°S. Also known as Rule.

Norma

priestess betrays her vows and sacrifices herself in atonement. [Ital. Opera: Bellini Norma in Benét, 720]
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