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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

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

Puppis Breaking up a mighty ship March 26, 2016

Canopus Navigating by a special star January 19, 2014

Argo Navis Sailing across the southern sky March 31, 2013