Horologium

The Pendulum Clock

Horologium Constellation

Origin of the Constellation

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

Horologium is an extremely dim constellation containing no stars brighter than about the fourth magnitude.  

 


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