The Burin

Caelum Constellation

Origin of the Constellation

Caelum is another one of the constellations invented by by Abbe Nicholas Louis de La Caille who mapped the stars of the southern hemisphere from the Cape of Good Hope in the years from 1751 to 1753.

The Burin is an engraver's tool.

The stars of Caelum are quite faint.

Copyright © 1998 - 2010 by Arnold V. Lesikar,
Professor Emeritus
Dept. of Physics, Astronomy, and Engineering Science,
St. Cloud State University,St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498

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