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Custos Messium

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Custos Messium and the likewise-obsolete constellation of Tarandus depicted above Camelopardalis.
Custos Messium and the likewise-obsolete constellation of Tarandus depicted above Camelopardalis.

Custos Messium (Latin for harvest-keeper) was a constellation created by Jérôme Lalande in 1775 to honor Charles Messier. It was located between the constellations of Camelopardalis, Cassiopeia and Cepheus. It is no longer recognized.[1]

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