|Date & Time:||Feb 13 1999, 19:55 JST(+0900), 12min. Exp.|
|Optical:||MD Rokkor f=50mm F1.4, Aperture: F4.8|
|Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI JP Equatrial|
|Film:||Fujicolor Super G Ace 800|
|Location:||Ooizumi vil., Yamanashi pref.|
A minor constellation of Caelum (Chisel) is squeezed between Columba and Eridanus at the lower southern sky in winter.
The constellation has a principal star (alpha Cae) with only fourth magnitude and only 14 stars visible with naked eyes.|
Lacaille invented the constellation in 1763. Perhaps he made the strange constellation of tool to fill up the void in sky for the convenience.
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