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A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere in the large space between Ursa Major, Ursa Minor, and Perseus.

[Latin camēlopardalis, camelopard; see camelopard.]
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Voyager 1 will drift within 9.3 trillion miles of the Camelopardalis constellation or in real terms about as close as you get to a decent sandwich at the services.
The Camelopardalis meteor shower, the first one which will ever be seen on earth emanating from the Camelopardalis constellation -- so named due to the long 'neck' of the constellation and its leopard-like spots -- is predicted by astronomers to be seen for the first time on Friday night.