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Pyxis Constellation

Representation of the constellation Pyxis (© Sergii Tsololo/Getty Images) Pyxis is a small and faint constellation in the southern sky. Its name is Latin for a mariner's compass.

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Constellation Nails Top (L-R): Cancer, Libra, Virgo & Pyxis Bottom (L-R): Aries, Cassiopeia, Cepheus & Cygnus Thumbs: Leo & Ursula Minor Done with Angel Pro Gelly, glitters, gold tape and studs. #prom nail art

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Pyxis (mariner's compass) constellation

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Free Constellations Clipart

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Lupus Lynx Lyra Mensa Microscopium Monoceros Musca Norma Octans Ophiuchus Orion Pavo Pegasus Perseus Phoenix Pictor Pisces Piscis Austrinus Puppis Pyxis Reticulum Sagitta Sagittarius Scorpius Sculptor Scutum Serpens Sextans Taurus Telescopium Triangulum Triangulum Australe Tucana Ursa Major Ursa Minor Vela Virgo Volans Vulpecula

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Pyxis constellation lies in the southern sky. It represents a mariner’s compass. It was one of the constellations created by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in the 18th century. Lacaille originally named the constellation Pyxis Nautica, but the name was later simplified to just Pyxis.

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NGC 2613 spiral galaxy 60 million lights years away towards Pyxis constellation

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