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also Cha·me·leon  (kə-mēl′yən, -mē′lē-ən)
A constellation in the southern polar region near Apus and Mensa.

[Latin chamaeleōn, chameleon; see chameleon.]
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n, Latin genitive Chamaeleontis (kəˌmiːlɪˈɒntɪs)
(Astronomy) a faint constellation lying between Volans and the South celestial pole
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Noun1.Chamaeleon - a faint constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere near Apus and Mensa
2.chamaeleon - lizard of Africa and Madagascar able to change skin color and having a projectile tongue
lizard - relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of legs and a tapering tail
Chamaeleonidae, Chamaeleontidae, family Chamaeleonidae, family Chamaeleontidae, family Rhiptoglossa, Rhiptoglossa - Old World chameleons; in some classifications they are considered a superfamily of Sauria
African chameleon, Chamaeleo chamaeleon - a chameleon found in Africa
Chamaeleo oweni, horned chameleon - a kind of chameleon
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One of JWST's projects will investigate a star-forming region (molecular clouds are also stellar nurseries - birthplaces of stars) relatively close to Earth, the Chamaeleon Complex.
Sowerby II, 1833) Nerita undata (Linnaeus, 1758) Nerita albicilla (Linnaeus, 1758) Nerita crepidularia (Lamarck, 1816) Nerita oryzarum (Recluz, 1841) Nerita costata (Gmelin, 1791) Nerita chamaeleon (Linnaeus, 1758) Nerita aterrima (Gmelin, 1791) Neritina pulligera (Linnaeus, 1758) Neritina punctulata (Lamarck, 1816) Bursa tuberculata (Broderip,1833) Bursa granularis (Roding, 1798) Bursa spinosa (Schumacher, 1817) Bursa lissostoma (E.
Sowerby II, 1833) Cycloneritimorpha Nerita undata (Linnaeus, 1758) Cycloneritimorpha Nerita albicilla (Linnaeus, 1758) Cycloneritimorpha Nerita crepidularia (Lamarck, 1816) Cycloneritimorpha Nerita oryzarum (Recluz, 1841) Cycloneritimorpha Nerita costata (Gmelin, 1791) Cycloneritimorpha Nerita chamaeleon (Linnaeus, 1758) Cycloneritimorpha Nerita aterrima (Gmelin, 1791) Cycloneritimorpha Neritina pulligera (Linnaeus, 1758) Cycloneritimorpha Neritina punctulata (Lamarck, 1816) Littorinimorpha Bursa tuberculata (Broderip, 1833) Littorinimorpha Bursa granularis (Roding, 1798) Littorinimorpha Bursa spinosa (Schumacher, 1817) Littorinimorpha Bursa lissostoma (E.
"There's another species of Mesodinium, called Mesodinium chamaeleon, that is a quick-change artist," she said.
Concerning this study, there is a little information of the lingual histology and ultrastructure of Chameleon Chamaeleo chamaeleon (Linnaeus, 1758), Chameleon Chamaeleo africanus Laurenti, 1768, and Chamaeleon vulgaris Daudin, 1802.
Rogue planet name Mass relative Distance in Constellation to Jupiter's light-years from Earth OTS44 ~12 522 Chamaeleon CFBDSIR 2149-0403 4-7 101 Dorado PSO J318.5-22 6.5 80 Pictor MOA-2011-BLG-262 * 3.2 1,827 Sagittarius WISE 0855-0714 3-10 7.5 Hydra First Method used reported for detection OTS44 1999 Direct imaging CFBDSIR 2149-0403 2012 Direct imaging PSO J318.5-22 2013 Direct imaging MOA-2011-BLG-262 * 2013 Microlensing WISE 0855-0714 2014 Direct imaging * This object may be a rogue planet of 3.2 Jupiter masses plus a small moon that's half the mass of Earth, or it could be a small star or large brown dwarf alongside a planet roughly the mass of Neptune.
Type species Calactodrillia chamaeleon Kilburn, 1988, by original designation.
Praxiphanes of Mytilene and Chamaeleon of Heraclea; text, translation, and discussion.
A team lead by Nuria Huelamo (Centro de Astrobiologia, INTA-CSIC, Spain) using the Very Large Telescope in Chile may have already detected a low-mass object in the disk gap of another Sun-like star, T Chamaeleon: perhaps another young solar system analog.