n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - A flame rises from the altar : deepsky delights
|Article Title||A flame rises from the altar : deepsky delights|
|© Publisher:||Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA)|
|Journal||MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jun 2011|
|Pages||118 - 124|
According to tradition Ara was the altar used by Centaurus the Centaur to offer sacrifices of animal origin. Ara, ranked number 63 in terms of size, is located between Norma to the west and Telescopium to the east.
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