Pictor

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noun Pic·tor \ˈpik-tər\

Definition of Pictor

astronomy

  1. :  a southern constellation that is visible between the constellations of Columba and Dorado and that is represented by the figure of a painter’s easel Pulsar 437, as the scientists call it, has a stellar companion, a white dwarf, which is the size of the Earth and is visible with a telescope in the southern constellation, Pictor. — Walter Sullivan, The New York Times, 23 Feb. 1993

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1844

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1844


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