Antlia

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English[edit]

Antlia constellation

Etymology[edit]

Originally named Antlia pneumatica (air pump) in the 18th century by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille. From Latin antlia (pump for drawing water), from Ancient Greek ἀντλία (antlía, bilge water).

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Antlia

  1. (astronomy) A faint winter constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a pump. The common English name is "Air pump".

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Antlia f

  1. (astronomy) Antlia (constellation)