The Lizard

Lacerta Constellation

Origin of the Constellation

Lacerta is a modern constellation created by the Polish astronomer Johannes Hevelius in 1687. There is no classical mythology associated with the constellation. Its brightest stars are of third magnitude.  

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Professor Emeritus
Dept. of Physics, Astronomy, and Engineering Science,
St. Cloud State University,St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498

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