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

Canopus Navigating by a special star Monday, January 20, 2014
Argo Navis Sailing across the southern sky Monday, April 1, 2013


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