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How to say it: muh-NAH-ser-us
Abbreviation & genitive: Mon; Monocerotis
Approximate position: 07h, −5°
One of four constellations added by Dutch astronomer, cartographer and clergyman Petrus Plancius (Pieter Platevoet, 1589); 35th largest; contains 138 naked-eye stars.
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The brightest stars and best deep sky objects in Monoceros.
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