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  Observing Antlia and Pyxis: The Constellations of the Air Pump and the Compass
Antlia the Air Pump and Pyxis the Compass are two constellations in the Southern Hemisphere that can be seen by Northern Hemisphere viewers who live farther south.
Antlia is located east of Pyxis, north of Vela, south of Hydra, and west of Centaurus.
Antlia's stars are so dim that the constellation was not even created until the 18th century.
stargazing.suite101.com /article.cfm/observing_antlia_and_pyxis   (521 words)

  
  Antlia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The constellation Antlia (Latin for pump) is a relatively new constellation as it was only created in the 18th century, being too faint to be acknowledged by the ancient Greeks.
Beginning at the north, Antlia is surrounded by the sea snake Hydra, the compass Pyxis, the sails (Vela) of the mythological ship Argo and finally the centaur Centaurus.
Antlia is a faint constellation void of bright stars.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Antlia   (341 words)

  
 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Antlia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Antlia represents a chain dump of special type used in the antiquity to elevate water, or pneumatic machine with which in 1752 it was introduced by Lacaille to equip the expedition of the Argonauts embarked in the great celestial ship to conquer the mythical vellocino of gold.
Antlia is a quite small constellation located to the north of the equator of the galaxy, and the south of the celestial equator, it limits the north with longest constellation of
Antlia, is a star of carbon, spectral type N that emits one alive red light, varies between magnitudes 5.4 and 6.8 in a period of 170 days.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Antlia   (3349 words)

  
 Antlia
Beginning at the north, Antlia is surrounded by the sea snake Hydra, the compass Pyxis, the sails (Vela) of the mythological ship Argo and finally the centaur Centaurus.
Antlia is a faint constellation void of bright stars.
There is no mythology attached to Antlia as Lacaille discontinued the tradition of giving names from mythology to constellations and instead chose mostly names of instruments used in science.
www.scientific-web.com /en/Astronomy/Constellation/Antlia.html   (253 words)

  
 Antlia
Antlia is one of many constellations introduced by Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in the mid eighteenth century, designed to fill in the southern hemisphere.
Antlia is located in a rather bleak and lonely part of the southern hemisphere.
Antlia has many spiral galaxies, however they are all quite faint.
www.dibonsmith.com /ant_con.htm   (170 words)

  
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Beginning at the north, Antlia is surrounded by the sea snake Hydra, the compass
The pulsar PSR B0950+08 seems to have come from a supernova that occurred in Antlia Pneumatica 1.8 million years ago.
The remnant of this supernova may be the nearest besides the Local Bubble, and the supernova would have been as bright as the moon.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/A/Antlia.htm   (215 words)

  
 Mira Antliae system - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
According to a bridge display okudagram, the proper name of Dytallix B is "Mira Antliae V," indicating that it is the fifth planet from Mira Antliae.
While there is a real constellation Antlia, this system's primary was noted in dialog to be Mira (also known as Omicron Ceti), which is quite distant from the Antlia stars named by astronomers on Earth.
The relation between well-known Mira and the imaginary Mira Antliae was never clarified, but the real Mira does have another star in its system, of a type undiscovered by modern scientists, usually called VZ Ceti, so their coexistence in the same system or star group would be one of the possible explanations.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Mira_Antliae_system   (257 words)

  
 Antlia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Beginning at the north Antlia surrounded by the sea monster Hydra the Pyxis the sails (Vela) of the mythological ship Argo and finally the centaur Centaurus.
Antlia is a faint constellation void of stars.
It was originally denominated Antlia pneumatica (Latin for the air pump invented Robert Boyle) which is why in English this is also often called Air Pump.
www.freeglossary.com /Antlia   (558 words)

  
 Antlia, etymology, mythology, and symbolism of the constellation
Antlia, etymology, mythology, and symbolism of the constellation
Antlia is the vacuum pump, or air pump, "at the time, the air pump was a major scientific instrument, since one could make a vacuum with one" [6].
An antler is a branched growth from the foreheads of the males of the deer family, the 'bucks' [and this constellation is Antlia from Greek antlos, meaning a 'bucket'].
www.constellationsofwords.com /Constellations/Antlia.htm   (1334 words)

  
 The System Parameters
Antlia was discovered as a galaxy by Whit, after an inspection of the UK Schmidt Telescope plates covering the entire southern sky.
Antlia will most probably have no effect on the evolution of the rest of the galaxies in the system due to its small size, with the possible exception of NGC 3109.
This, and the possible companionship between the Antlia and the NGC 3109 galaxy, will be discussed in Subsection 5.4.3.
trond.hjorteland.com /thesis/node40.html   (1364 words)

  
 Antlia and Pyxis, 2 Constellations for March and April
Antlia and Pyxis are relatively recent constellations and the product of Nicolas Louis de Lacaille.
Antlia was introduced in 1752 as Antlia Pneumatica to commemorate the air pump invented by the famous physicist Robert Boyle.
Antlia and Pyxis are well south of the equator and visible from New Zealand during part of the night at all times of year.
www.rasnz.org.nz /Stars/Antlia.htm   (435 words)

  
 Science News Online - This Week - News Feature - 4/12/97
Named for the constellation in which it resides, Antlia is the newest member of the Local Group, a collection of 30 or so galaxies dominated by two massive ones -- the Milky Way and Andromeda.
Antlia, in contrast, lives in isolation at the edge of the Local Group, unfettered by external gravitational influences.
They identified Antlia, as well as another dwarf galaxy, Argo, which lies a little too far away to qualify as a member of the Local Group, by searching 894 survey photographs of the southern sky.
www.sciencenews.org /pages/sn_arc97/4_12_97/fob2.htm   (504 words)

  
 Canberra Astronomical Society - Southern Cross - May 2005
Antlia is a group of inconspicuous stars (alpha is 4th magnitude) between Hydra and Vela that was introduced by Lacaille in about 1752.
It was originally known as Antlia Pneumatica (the air pump) but this name was mercifully dropped in favour of the shortened version in more recent times.
The only other objects in Antlia are galaxies and the best known and brightest of these is NGC 2997 (09 45 38.5, -31 11 25) having a magnitude of 10.3.
msowww.anu.edu.au /cas/southerncross/sc_200505.html   (669 words)

  
 Antlia Dwarf Galaxy
A small dwarf spheroidal galaxy, of low surface brightness, that lies about 3.75 million light-years away in the constellation Antlia and is an outlying member of the Local Group.
The Antlia Dwarf seems to be dominated by an old stellar population, similar to what has been found for most other dwarf spheroidal galaxies in the Local Group.
However, unlike any of these, the Antlia Dwarf seems to contain a cloud of atomic hydrogen gas at its center with a mass of about 800,000 solar masses.
www.daviddarling.info /encyclopedia/A/Antlia_Dwarf_Galaxy.html   (130 words)

  
 Sea and Sky's Pictures in the Sky: April Constellations
Antlia, the Air Pump, is visible in northern latitudes to 66 degrees north and southern latitudes to 50 degrees south from January through March.
Originally named "Antlia Pneumatica and Machine Pneumatique", it commemorates the invention of the air pump by Robert Boyle.
Antlia occupies a mostly empty region of the sky and contains only faint stars.
www.seasky.org /pictures/sky7b04.html   (1093 words)

  
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 Constellation Antlia
Nicolas Louis de Lacaille introduced it in the 18th century, the constellation represents the air pump invented by English scientist Robert Boyle.
Antlia is visible at latitudes between +45° and -90°, and best visible during the month of April.
Alpha Antliae - The brightest star of the constellation, shining at magnitude 4.2.
www.nightskyinfo.com /constellations/antlia   (229 words)

  
 Canberra Astronomical Society - Southern Cross - May 1998
Antlia the air pump straddles the boundary of the Milky Way between Vela and Hydra.
Of special interest to observers of variables is S Antliae (RA 9h 32.3m, Dec -28 38'), an eclipsing variable that once had the shortest known period of 7h 46m 48s, until U Pegasi was discovered to have a period of only 5.5h.
NGC 2997 (09h 45.6m, -31 11') in western Antlia has been made famous by David Malin's popular photograph of it, and it became the first, and so far only, galaxy to appear on an Australian postage stamp, in the International Space Year issue of 1992.
msowww.anu.edu.au /cas/southerncross/sc_199805.html   (2227 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - Star Constellations: Antlia, The Air Pump
Antlia, the Air Pump is a southern hemisphere constellation and is found south of the straggling constellation of Hydra which bounds its complete northern side.
Antlia is one of 13 southern hemisphere constellations that remain in use today, that were created and named by Abbé Nicholas Louis de la Caille (La Caille).
Because of its far South position in the sky, near to the southern celestial pole, the stars of Antlia were not seen by the ancient astronomers.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/hub/A1046765   (703 words)

  
 The Antlia Field
Antlia is a small low surface brightness dwarf spheroidal type galaxy which was discovered in 1997 to be an outlying member of the Local Group.
As part of the FORS Science Verification program deep B, V and I images in excellent seeing condisitons were made of the galaxy which resolve the individual stars.
Antlia: RA(2000)= 10 04 04, DEC(2000)="-2"7 19 49 (l=263, b=22)
www.eso.org /sci/activities/vltsv/fors1-isaac/Antlia_index.html   (272 words)

  
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There is no ice floe on Antlia, and its poles hardly go under 0°C. It's also raining a lot, nearly 2m a years, and its fauna and flora are not very hostile.
Very quickly, beliefs appeared, when needed by people, which made of Vela the twin of Antlia, its opposite, that fate would have forced to turn around her sister until the end of times.This couple symbolizes the opposites, the duality.
Spread in equivalent manner on the continents, most of the inhabitants live for and from the sea, or sometimes miners, because the heart of the planet, the "floating" core, is made of rich materials : diamant, gold...
www.chez.com /ybetemps/sw-systeme-en.html   (1600 words)

  
 Antlia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The constellation Antlia (Latin for pump) isa relatively new constellation as it was only created in the 18th century.
NGC 2997 : Spiral galaxy of type Sc which is inclined 45° to our line of sight.
There is no mythology attached to Antlia as La Caille discontinued the tradition of giving names from mythology toconstellations and instead chose mostly names of instruments used in science.
www.therfcc.org /antlia-31599.html   (252 words)

  
 Antlia
Antlia is a southern hemisphere constellation with no bright stars.
Antliae has a seventh magnitude companion that can be seen using a small telescope.
Antlia was added to the sky in 1752 by Lacaille.
www.btinternet.com /~hubbletelescope/antlia.shtml   (111 words)

  
 Antlia and Pyxis, February Constellations   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Antlia and Pyxis are relatively recent constellations and the product of Nicolas Louis de Lacaille.
Antlia was introduced in 1752 as Antlia Pneumatica to commemorate the air pump invented by the famous physicist Robert Boyle.
Antlia and Pyxis are well south of the equator and visible from New Zealand during part of the night at all times of year.
www.faster.co.nz /~rasnz/Stars/Antlia.htm   (390 words)

  
 Finding the Constellations from Southern Africa
Antlia (the Air Pump) is a faint medium-sized constellation consisting of only 4 stars, looking like a skewed, fractured "L" in the sky.
Antlia is no doubt one of the more difficult constellations to learn and remember due to its faint stars.
The best way of finding Antlia is to star hop from stars in Vela and Crater: it lies between these relatively bright constellations.
www.assabfn.co.za /spacetides/constellations/antlia.htm   (152 words)

  
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