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Fornax

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Etymology

Named by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille. Originally called Fornāx Chemica, [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] for "chemical furnace".

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Fornax

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Fornax

  1. (astronomy) A winter constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a furnace. It lies near the constellation Eridanus.
  2. (astronomy) A dwarf galaxy located in the constellation Fornax.
  3. (Greek mythology) The Roman goddess of ovens.

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