Telescopium

noun
Tel·​e·​sco·​pi·​um | \ ˌte-lə-ˈskō-pē-əm How to pronounce Telescopium (audio) \

Definition of Telescopium

astronomy
: a southern constellation that is visible between the constellations of Sagittarius and Pavo and that is represented by the figure of a telescope Voyager 1 is now found in the constellation Telescopium. Voyager 2 is speeding toward Ophiuchus the Serpent Bearer.— Michael Alicea, Palm Beach (Florida) Post, 19 Aug. 2001

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First Known Use of Telescopium

1802, in the meaning defined above

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“Telescopium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Telescopium. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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