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VULPECULA ET ANSER ("THE Fox AND GoosE")

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Originally appearing in Volume V28, Page 221 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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VULPECULA ET ANSER ("THE Fox AND GoosE"), in astronomy, a modern constellation of the northern hemisphere, introduced by Hevelius, who catalogued twenty-seven stars. Interest is attached to Nova Vulpeculae, a " new " star discovered by Anthelm in 1670; T Vulpeculae, a short period variable; and the famous " Dumb-bell " nebula.
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