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Equatorial Ecliptic Constellation
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Leo is a neighbour of Coma Berenices, home of the Northern Galactic Pole, and so lies
almost directly 'upward' through the plane of the Milky Way.
This zodiacal constellation is
unmistakably shaped liked the lion from which it takes its name. It contains the well-known
star Regulus, and a number of
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