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Argo Navis

The Ship Argo

Map of Argo Navis

A huge constellation representing the Argo, the ship on which Jason sailed to find the Golden Fleece. With a total angular area of almost 1,700 square degrees, though, this gigantic region of the sky proved to be impractically large. It was therefore subdivided into the three constellations we know today: Vela the Sail, Puppis the Stern and Carina the Keel.

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