Carina, also known as The Keel, The Hull, The Hull of a ship and The Keel of Ship, is a constellation in space that borders Centaurus, Volans, Vela, Puppis, Pictor, Musca and Chamaeleon. Carina has 9 Main Stars and 11 of its stars has planets. The brightest star in Carina is Canopus (Alpha Carinae).
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Stars within Carina are: Alpha Carinae (Canopus), Beta Carinae, Epsilon Carinae, Iota Carinae, V382 Car, HD 84810, V337 Car, HR 4102, PP Car, Omega Carinae, OGLE2-TR-L9, Chi Carinae, V344 Car, HD 93205, LHS 288, V399 Car, OGLE-TR-182, OGLE-TR-211, Sher 25, WR 25, OGLE-TR-123, V528 Car, WR 22, V372 Car, NG 3603-A1, HR 3126, HR 4138, V345 Car, DENIS J081730.0-615520, QZ Car, CPD−57°2874, WR 31a, Innes' Star, WR 21a, WR 30a, WR 42e, V357 Car, WISE J080822.18-644357.3, R Car, V376 Car, HD 88366, HD 90953, V533 Car, HD 69863, HD 97950, HD 83183, HD 63765, V343 Car, HD 66194, N Car and Upsilon Carinae B.
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Carina was a member of a larger constellation in times gone by. Carina was once a piece of ship, but not just any ship, it was a piece of the great ship known as Argo Navis which was the ship rode by Jason and The Argonauts. Carina would not be its own constellation until 1763, when French Astronomer Abbe' Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille separated it from Argo Navis into its own constellation.
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