Telescopium

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Telescopium n

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Potamididae – conical sea snails.

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Etymology[edit]

The constellation was named by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in 1763. From New Latin telescopium (a telescope)

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Telescopium

  1. (astronomy) A small faint constellation of the southern winter sky, said to resemble a telescope. It lies south of the constellation of Corona Australis.

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