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Jordanus (constellation)

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Jordanus (constellation)

Jordanus (the Jordan River) was a constellation introduced in 1612 (or 1613) by Petrus Plancius.

One end was in Canes Venatici and then it flowed through Leo Minor and Lynx and ended near Camelopardalis. This constellation was not adopted in the atlases of Johann Bode and fell into disuse.

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