Pictor

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Pictor

(pik -tor) (Painter) A small inconspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere alongside Canopus and north of the Large Magellanic Cloud, the brightest stars being the 3rd-magnitude Alpha (α) and the 4th-magnitude Beta (β) (see Beta Pictoris). Abbrev.: Pic; genitive form: Pictoris; approx. position: RA 5.5h, dec –50°; area: 247 sq deg.
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Pictor

[′pik‚tȯr]
(astronomy)
A southern constellation; right ascension 6 hours, declination 55°S. Also known as Easel.
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