American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A constellation in the celestial Northern Hemisphere near Cygnus and Sagitta.
- n. a constellation in the northern hemisphere near Cygnus and Sagitta
- Named by the astronomer Johannes Hevelius in 1687. From Latin vulpēcula "little fox". (Wiktionary)
- New Latin, from Latin vulpēcula, diminutive of vulpēs, fox; see vulpine. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Vulpecula, which is a constellation 17,000 light years from Earth.”
“Last weekend, I attended Con*Stellation XXVIII: Vulpecula, a small-but-sincere convention in Huntsville, Alabama.”
“Also in Vulpecula is the Coathanger or Brocchi's Cluster whose binocular-brightness stars are arranged in the form of an inverted coathanger.”
“Another planetary nebula, M27 or the Dumbbell, is an easier binocular object in the dim constellation of Vulpecula the Fox to the SE, and just above Sagitta the Arrow.”
“The planet, HD 189733b, now known to have methane and water vapour is located 63 light-years away in the constellation Vulpecula, the little fox.”
“Maximillian WOLF Vulpecula – Respobsilbe for the discovery of hundreds of Asteroids through photgraphy”
“However, you get only half marks for Maximillian WOLF (Vulpecula) – Vulpecula is 'Fox'; Lupus is 'Wolf'; and no marks for Charles Augustione de COLUMBO (you mean Charles Augustin de Coulomb; the constellation Columba, the Dove, is not related to Coulomb).”
“Maximillian WOLF Vulpecula – Responsible for the discovery of hundreds of Asteroids through photography”
“On Aug. 11, 2007, Mark Swain from JPL and his team turned the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility – a 3-meter telescope on the summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii, — to the hot, Jupiter-size planet HD 189733b in the constellation Vulpecula.”
“Computer artwork of an extrasolar gas giant planet, orbiting a star in the constellation Vulpecula.”
Looking for tweets for Vulpecula.