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Argo Navis, the Ship Argo

An extinct constellation that represented the ship that carried Jason and the Argonauts on their mythological journeys. Its pieces survive as the southern constellations Carina (the keel), Puppis (the poop deck), and Vela (the sails).

Radio Programs

Puppis An impressive star in the poop deck March 31, 2021

Argo Navis Splitting up a famous boat March 30, 2021

Puppis The big winner in a big breakup February 15, 2020

Puppis A leading star without a leading name April 6, 2019

The Argo Sailing across the southern sky April 9, 2018

Pyxis and Antlia Going high-tech in the night sky — after this. April 13, 2016

Puppis Breaking up a mighty ship March 26, 2016