Chamaeleon

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See also: chamaeleon and chameleon

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Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. From Latin chamaeleon (chamaeleon), from Ancient Greek χαμαιλέων (khamailéōn)

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Chamaeleon

  1. (astronomy) A small circumpolar constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a chamaeleon. It lies south of the constellations Carina and Musca.

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