Camelopardalis

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Etymology[edit]

First recorded by the astronomer Jakob Bartsch in 1624, but probably created earlier by Petrus Plancius. From Latin camēlopardalis (a camelopard, giraffe).

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Camelopardalis

  1. (astronomy) A faint circumpolar constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a giraffe.

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