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Vulpecula Et Anser

VULPECULA ET ANSER ("THE Fox AND GOOSE"), in astronomy, a modern constellation of the northern hemisphere, introduced by Hevelius, who catalogued twenty-seven stars. Interest is attached to Nova Vulpeculae, a " new " star discovered by Anthelm in 1670; T Vulpeculae, a short period variable; and the famous " Dumb-bell " nebula.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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