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A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere between Pavo and Sagittarius.

[New Latin, from telescopium, telescope; see telescope.]


n, Latin genitive Telescopii (ˌtɛlɪˈskəʊpɪˌaɪ)
(Celestial Objects) an inconspicuous constellation in the S hemisphere, close to Sagittarius and Ara
[New Latin; see telescope]
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Noun1.Telescopium - a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Ara
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On the other hand, shellfish species burrowing in the soil substrate at station 3 that include Telescopium telescopium, Polymesoda bengalensis, Lingula unguis, and Katelysia japonica were likewise found to contain minimal toxicities, ranging from 6 + 1 to 20 + 1 [micro]g STXeq/100 g tissue.
Ara, ranked number 63 in terms of size, is located between Norma to the west and Telescopium to the east.
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granosa ANU-12173 510 W Region charcoal Wk-7431 197 Darwin Telescopium region telescopium Wk-14394 344 T.
Molluscan species deployed included the ocean quahog Arctica islandica, the mussel Mytilus edulis, the lucinid Codakia orbieularis, the venerid Mercenaria mercenaria, the glycymerid Glycymeris undata, the scallop Argopeeten irradians, the cerithiids Rhinoclavus vertagus and Telescopium telescopium, the conch Strombus luhuanus, and the turritellid, Turritella terebra.
Mirabile inquam; nam quod Telescopium in coelestibus corporibus ingentibus longo spatio dissitis, efficit, hoc idem in terrestribus corporibus minutissimis & prope oculos nostros efficit Microscopium.
5[degrees]) (21h) Deep-sky objects Designation Object type and constellation X Marks The Spot asterism in Telescopium Barnard 133 dark nebula in Aquila NGC 6744 galaxy in Pavo Starfish, NGC 6752 globular cluster in Pavo NGC 6781 planetary nebula in Aquila Brocchi's Cluster open cluster in Vulpecula Messier 71 globular cluster in Sagitta Barnard 144 dark nebula in Cygnus Dumb-Bell Nebula pl.
7 degrees west of alpha Povonis, in the far north-east, on the boundary between Pavo and Telescopium and close to the core of the Shapley super-cluster, an area also indicated as Abell 3667.
The lower midden layers of the sites were dominated by Polymesoda [Geloina] coaxans, and Telescopium telescopium, both mangrove species of shellfish, and the upper layers by Cerithidea anticipata, a shellfish that inhabits mudflats (1982:89-90; 121-23).
Most of the archaeological deposits recorded by Beaton (1985) are shell-middens and larger domed shell mounds, comprising predominantly Anadara granosa (cockle), with some Terebralia and Telescopium (whelk) shells.
Telescopium has no outstanding binaries--in fact, all its visual binaries have rather faint primaries (sixth, seventh, eighth magnitude or even fainter).
Dated samples from the mounds are from rough-backed cockle shell (Anadara granosa) and from charcoal obtained in situ during excavations, as well as from Telescopium telescopium obtained from surface scatters of shell and stone artefacts.