The Unicorn

Monoceros Constellation

Origin of the Constellation

Monoceros is a modern constellation. According to Ian Ridpath, it was apparently invented by the Dutch theologian and astronomer Petrus Plancius about 1613.

This constellation is quite dim. There is no classical mythology associated with it.  


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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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