Triangulum Australe

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Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. From Latin triangulum, a "triangle" + australe, "southern".

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Triangulum Australe

  1. (astronomy) A winter constellation of the southern sky, which has three bright stars that form a triangle. It lies north of the constellation Apus, between Ara and Circinus.

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