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  Encyclopedia: Carina (constellation)
Constellations changed by the monk Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in 1763 Orion is a remarkable constellation, visible from most places on the globe (but not always the whole year long).
Scorpius (♏, and Latin for scorpion) is one of the constellations of the zodiac.
Orion, a constellation often referred to as The Hunter, is a prominent constellation, perhaps the best-known in the sky.
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 The Constellations - Enchanted Learning Software
Cepheus is a house-shaped constellation in the Northern Hemisphere.
Cetus is a constellation that straddles the celestial equator.
[Abbreviation: Sco] Scorpius (the scorpion) is a constellation of the zodiac.
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 Sculptor (constellation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sculptor is a minor southern constellation which was introduced by Nicolas Louis de Lacaille.
It also contains the Sculptor System (the Sculptor Dwarf), a dwarf galaxy which is a member of the Local Group.
Constellations introduced by the monk Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in 1763
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 Sculptor (constellation)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A Possible Pre-Columbian Constellation Speculation concerning a connection of Costa Rica's large stone spheres with the constellation Pegasus.
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 * Sculptor - (Astronomy): Definition
The modern constellation Sculptor (the Sculptor's Studio) sprawls to the east of, northeast of, and north of.
Sculptor is one of those obscure constellations invented by Nicolas Louis de Lacaille to help fill in part of the southern sky.
The Cassegrain, named for the French sculptor who invented the design in 1672, is a variation of Newton's reflector.
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 Sculpture - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
You may also be looking for Sculptor (constellation).
Sculpture "in the round," that is, designed by the sculptor to be viewed from any angle.
Sculptors include the Classical Greek masters, through Michelangelo Buonarroti, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance masters, to modern sculptors such as Henry Moore, Felix de Weldon and Alexander Ney.
open-encyclopedia.com /Sculpture   (331 words)

  
 Mensa (constellation) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The constellation covers a keystone-shaped wedge of sky stretching from approximately 4h to 7.5h of right ascension, and −71 to −85.5 degrees of declination.
Other than the south polar constellation of (The constellation that includes the southern celestial pole) Octans, it is the most southerly of constellations.
Besides those already mentioned, its other neighbouring constellations are (A faint constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere near Apus and Mensa) Chamaeleon, (A constellation in the southern hemisphere near the south celestial pole) Hydrus and (A small constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere near Dorado and Carina) Volans.
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 Sculptor - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Sculptor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Inconspicuous constellation of the southern hemisphere, containing the south pole of the Galaxy.
It was originally named by French astronomer Nicolas Lacaille as ‘Apparatus Sculptoris’, ‘the Sculptor's Tools’.
She straightway ascended to ask Jove to restore him; but before this could be done a Sculptor and a Critic passed that way and espied him.
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 Encyclopedia: Columba (constellation)
This is a celestial map of the constellation Columba, the Dove.
Since this constellation was invented in the 17th century, by cutting up parts of earlier constellations, there is pre-17th century mythology associated with this constellation as a separate distinct entity.
Columba constellation Orion is a remarkable constellation, visible from most places on the globe (but not always the whole year long).
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 Phoenix (constellation) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The constellation stretches from roughly -41° to -57° declination, and from 23.5h to 2h of right ascension.
Phoenix is associated with the minor Phoenicids meteor shower of December 5th.
Since it was introduced in the early 17th century, there is no classical, or earlier, mythology surrounding the Phoenix constellation.
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 Sculptor Constellation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For more northern observers, wait until the constellation is at its highest to...
This is the situation encountered with the constellation Sculptor that, at best, never climbs more than 20 to 30 degrees above the southern horizon on autumn...
The sculptor, Uttam Kumar Paul, said the idol, coated with radium paint is...
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 Sculptor (constellation) at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sculptor is one of those obscure constellations invented by Nicolas Louis de Lacaille to help fill in...
Sculptor can refer to: This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
It is named the Sculptor Group as it is centered in the Southern constellation Sculptor, and South Polar Group as...
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 Galaxies 1
Located in Constellation Sculptor (the Sculptor), this spiral galaxy is about 8 million light years away, and is about 70,000 light years across.
Located in Constellation Triangulum (the Triangle), NGC 672 has a visual magnitude of 10.9, and has an apparent size of 4.5 arc minutes by 1.5 arc minutes.
Located in Constellation Pegasus (the Winged Horse), this bar galaxy has a visual magnitude of 10.8, and has an apparent size of 4 arc minutes by 3.1 arc minutes.
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 Sculptor, October constellation
This constellation, originally L'Atelier du Sculpteur, the sculptor's workshop was formed by Lacaille in 1752 from a group of inconspicuous stars between Cetus and Phoenix to fill in the Southern hemisphere.
Accompanying it are two small companion galaxies, one of which produced the transformation from a normal disk galaxy to the cartwheel as it passed.
Sculptor is slightly east and slightly towards the northern horizon.
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 Sculptor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The constellation is has two binaries with very long orbits, a couple of nice variables, and several spiral galaxies.
This is a member of the so-called Sculptor Group, which is one of the nearest galaxy clusters closest to the Milky Way, at about 8 million light years.
This is perhaps the brighest spiral of the Sculptor Group.
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 Sculptor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Sculptor is another one of the constellations invented by Abbe Nicholas Louis de Lacaille (along with creating fourteen new constellations, de Lacaille broke up the large constellation of Argo Navis into its component parts: Carina (The Keel), Puppis (The Stern), and Vela (The Sail)).
There are a number of decent deep sky objects within Sculptor, well within the reach of a modest aperature.
NGC7793 is a spiral galaxy located in the middle of the Sculptor and described as "like a comet." It shines at mag.
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 * Scutum - (Astronomy): Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Located in the constellation Scutum, M26 is a small galactic cluster of about 90 stars.
The team observed what was known to be a "blank" region of the galactic plane in the constellation Scutum where an earlier Japanese X-ray satellite called ASCA found no individual X-ray sources...
The planet, which is about 80 percent as massive as Saturn, orbits a star 140 light-years away in the constellation Scutum, the shield...
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 Vela (constellation) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Also of interest within the constellation is the Vela Supernova Remnant.
This is the (An immense cloud of gas (mainly hydrogen) and dust in interstellar space) nebula of a (A star that explodes and becomes extremely luminous in the process) supernova explosion which is believed to have been visible from the Earth around 10000 years ago.
Since Vela was originally part of the (Click link for more info and facts about Argo Navis) Argo Navis, it has no pre 17th century mythology associated with it independantly.
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 Chandra :: Photo Album :: Constellation Sculptor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The story behind the name: Sculptor is one of the modern constellations in the Southern Hemisphere named by Abbe Nicholas Louis de Lacaille.
Sculptor which takes up a large but obscure region of the sky, was originally named L' Atelier du Sculpteur (the Sculptor's Workshop), but like many other of Lacaille's constellations, the name was shortened and became the Sculptor.
Lacaille also named the constellation Caelum, the Burin, an instrument used for engraving metal, which may be part of the Sculptor's equipment.
www.chandra.harvard.edu /photo/constellations/sculptor.html   (123 words)

  
 Sculptor - Sculpture and Mobiles by Bruce Gray - kinetic art, metal sculpture
Sculptor is one of those obscure constellations invented by Nicolas Louis de Lacaille to help fill in part
Sculptor is supposed to depict the workshop of a sculptor.
A sculptor moved by the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks unveiled her talent in the Pentagon today as a.
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 Sculptor
A faint constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix and Cetus.
For a woman to dream that her husband or lover is a sculptor, foretells she will enjoy favors from men of high position.
Shiro Fukurai is a sculptor who teaches at the municipal school for the blind at Kobe in Japan.
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 Universe Today - Three Dusty Galaxy Images
NGC 613 is a beautiful barred spiral galaxy in the southern constellation of Sculptor; NGC 1792 is a starburst spiral galaxy located in the southern constellation of Columba; and NGC 3627 is also known as Messier 66 and located in the constellation Leo.
The gas at the centre, as well as the radio properties are indicative of the presence of a massive fl hole in the centre of NGC 613.
NGC 1792 is located in the southern constellation Columba (The Dove) - almost on the border with the constellation Caelum (The Graving Tool) - and is a so-called starburst spiral galaxy.
www.universetoday.com /am/publish/three_dusty_galaxy_images.html   (732 words)

  
 Hawaiian Astronomical Society - Sculptor
The first map is a wide area view of the constellation, suitable for naked eye browsing.
NGC55 (Bennett 1, Caldwell 72) is a spiral galaxy located in southern Sculptor, 3.7° NNW of Ankaa (Alpha Phoenicis).
NGC7793 (Bennett 130) is a spiral galaxy located in the middle of the Sculptor lozenge, and described as "like a comet." It shines at mag.
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 Sculptor %28constellation%29
Sculptor whose subject matter ranges from the figurative - people, animals, plant life, insects, shells, bones, trees -to the abstract.
Sculptor John Robinson was invited to give an artist's view of the prehistoric art of the Cave of Chauvet Pont d'Arcby.
Steve Lynch is a metal sculptor residing in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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 Roaming the Deep Sky #16
NGC 253 is a large, bright, spiral galaxy in the constellation Sculptor.
It is sometimes called the Sculptor Galaxy or the Silver Coin Galaxy.
This type Sc galaxy is tucked away nearly 7.5 degrees south of Beta Ceti (Diphda, a class K0 III giant, 96 light years away) at a declination of about minus 25.
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
for SDIG, see Sculptor Dwarf Irregular Galaxy The Sculptor Dwarf Galaxy (also called E351-G30, PGC 3589, A0058) is a dwarf spheroidal galaxy in the Local Group that is a satellite of the Milky Way in the direction of the constellation of Sculptor.
The Sculptor group of galaxies (also known as the South Polar group of galaxies, the South Polar group, or simply the Sculptor group) is a physical group and a galaxy cluster.
It is one of the closest group of galaxies to the Local Group at a distance of about 10 million light years away.
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 Jim's Hubble Fantasy Worlds
A vast nebula called NGC 604, which lies in the neighboring spiral galaxy M33, is located 2.7 million light-years away in the constellation Triangulum.
Each gaseous head of these cometary knots in the Helix nebula is at least twice the size of our solar system; each tail stretches 100 billion miles, about 1,000 times the Earth's distance to the Sun.
The Cartwheel galaxy, a rare and spectacular head-on collision between two galaxies located 500 million light-years away in the constellation Sculptor.
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 Sculptor - Sculptor (constellation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ifugao sculptor to represent RP in int'l fest GILBERT Gano Alberto, an Ifugao sculptor and a resident of Sablan left last July 30 to represent the country
Sculptor Stanley "Barefoot" Papio (1914-1982) By Jerry Wilkinson.
Sculptor is a minor southern constellation which was introduced by He originally named it after a sculptor's studio, but the name was later shortened.
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