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Mensa
Mensa is a faint constellation in the southern celestial hemisphere, first introduced by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in the 18th century. It is named after the Table Mountain in South Africa.
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Lyra
Lyra is a constellation in the northern celestial hemisphere known for its prominent star Vega, one of the brightest stars in the sky. Represented as a lyre, a musical instrument from Greek mythology, Lyra is rich in celestial objects. Lyra is bordered by Vulpecula to the south, Hercules to the west, Draco to the north, and Cygnus to the east.
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Lynx
Lynx is a faint constellation located in the northern celestial hemisphere, bordered by Ursa Major, Auriga, Gemini, and Cancer. Named after the wild cat known for its keen vision, Lynx is notable for its lack of bright stars but contains several galaxies and deep-sky objects, making it of interest to astronomers.
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Lupus
Lupus, the Latin word for "wolf," is a constellation located in the southern celestial hemisphere. Representing a wolf, it was one of the 48 constellations listed by Ptolemy, and is one of the 88 modern constellations recognized by the International Astronomical Union.
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Libra
The constellation Libra, known as the Scales or the Balance, is one of the 12 zodiac constellations representing an inanimate object. It is located in the southern sky and is associated with justice and balance. Libra is depicted as scales held by the Greek goddess of justice, Astraea, and is the only zodiac constellation named after an object rather than an animal or character from mythology.
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Steppe Polecat
The Steppe Polecat, scientifically known as Mustela eversmannii, is a small carnivorous mammal native to the steppes and semi-deserts of Central Asia. With a sleek body and distinctive facial markings, this elusive predator is well-adapted to its arid habitat, where it preys on rodents, birds, and insects. Despite its relatively small size, the Steppe Polecat plays a crucial role in controlling rodent populations and maintaining the balance of its ecosystem.
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Pegasus
Pegasus, the winged horse of Greek mythology, is a prominent constellation in the northern sky, known for its distinctive "Great Square" asterism. As one of the 48 constellations cataloged by the ancient Greek astronomer Ptolemy, Pegasus has a rich cultural and astronomical significance. Its association with the mythical creature Pegasus, ridden by heroes such as Perseus and Bellerophon, adds to its allure and makes it a captivating subject for stargazers.
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Pisces
Pisces, the Latin term for "fishes," is a sprawling constellation in the northern celestial hemisphere, representing two fish tied together by a cord. Positioned between Aquarius and Aries along the ecliptic, Pisces is rich in mythology and serves as a prominent fixture in both ancient and modern astronomy.
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Sagittarius
Sagittarius, often referred to as "the Archer," is a prominent constellation in the southern celestial hemisphere, renowned for its association with Greek mythology and the mythical centaur Chiron. Positioned along the Milky Way, Sagittarius hosts a wealth of celestial wonders, including the galactic center and numerous star clusters.
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Scorpius
Scorpius, known as "the Scorpion," is a striking constellation visible in the southern celestial hemisphere during the summer months. With its distinctive shape resembling a scorpion's curved tail, Scorpius is one of the most recognizable constellations in the night sky. 
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