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What does Camelopardalis mean?

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  1. (astronomy) A faint circumpolar constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a giraffe.
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Cassiopeia is on the meridian and close to the zenith with Cepheus to her west and Camelopardalis to her east.
Camelopardalis is the 18th largest constellation by area in the sky despite having no stars brighter than mag 4, although it does boast of the asterism Kemble's Cascade.
The giraffe was also known to the Greeks and Romans, who believed that it was an unnatural hybrid of a camel and a leopard and called it camelopardalis.
Capella hugs the northern horizon below Camelopardalis and the Lynx.
The constellation of Camelopardalis, introduced in the seventeenth century, depicts a giraffe.
The genus currently consists of one species, Giraffa camelopardalis, the type species.

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