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Dolphin

The origin of the constellation is connected to the myth of Arion and to the constellation of the lyra.


Its two major stars are called Sualocin and Rotanev,. I these names are read to the contrary, they result in Nicolaus Venator, which is the Latinized name of Nicholas Hunter (1770-1841), pupil and assistant of Giuseppe Piazzi of the Palermo Astronomical Observatory, and from 1826 Director of the same.

Constellation of the Dolphin
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