n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Celestial home of stars : deep-sky delights
|Article Title||Celestial home of stars : deep-sky delights|
|© Publisher:||Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA)|
|Journal||MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jun 2013|
|Pages||127 - 132|
In antiquity the Capricornus constellation was seen as a monster with the head and forelegs of a goat and the posterior of a fish. The creature could almost be compared to the so-called Mermaid but could also sometimes, in the case of Capricornus, refer to the Fishman.
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