1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Vulpecula et Anser

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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.