Position in the Sky
Vela was originally part of the large constellation
When the International Astronomical Union officially
defined the 88 constellations and their boundaries, they split Argo
Navis into 4 parts:
Carina (the keel),
Vela (the sail),
Puppis (the poop), and
Pyxis (the compass).
Pam Eastlick has contributed a great description of
Argo Navis and its associated
constellations as seen from Guam.
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