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Equuleus

Equuleus (the foal[?], or little horse) is the second smallest of the 88 modern constellations, only Crux being smaller.

Despite its smallness and lack of bright stars (none are brighter than fourth magnitude), it was also one of Ptolemy's 48 constellations.



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