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chained_bear commented on the word argo navis
"Argo Navis, or the ship, in astronomy is a constellation of the fixed stars, in the southern hemisphere, whose stars in the Britannic catalogue and Sharp's appendix are 64.
"The Greeks tell us that this was the famous ship in which the Argonauts performed that celebrated expedition so famous in their history."
—Falconer's New Universal Dictionary of the Marine (1816), 20
October 14, 2008
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