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A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Columba and Dorado.

[Latin pictor, painter, from pingere, to paint; see peig- in Indo-European roots.]
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n, Latin genitive Pictoris (pɪkˈtɔːrɪs)
(Celestial Objects) a faint constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Dorado and Carina
[Latin: painter]
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Beta Pictoris b orbits a star 63 light-years away in the constellation Pictor. Ignas Snellen of Leiden Observatory in the Netherlands and colleagues analyzed the planet's spectrum.
With a third of the mass of the sun, this red-dwarf can be seen in the southern constellation of Pictor with an amateur telescope.
The Painter's Easel is a constellation which Louis de La Caille named Equuleus Pictoris in 1752, simplified to just Pictor by Benjamin Apthorp Gould in 1877.
In 2009 observers using the exoplanet-hunting HARPS spectrograph in Chile discovered three super-Earths hugging the type-K2.5 star HD 40307 in Pictor. All three circle the star well within a Mercury-like orbit, leaving them too hot to sustain liquid water.
Longshot Ed Quigley Albertus Pictor (1.30 Hereford) Faced a tough task on his hurdling debut behind Knight Pass and, given the in-form trainer's record at the track, a bold show would be no surprise.
Albertus Pictor, meanwhile, can atone for his defeat at Lingfield at Wolverhampton today.
Albertus Pictor, meanwhile, can atone for his defeat at Lingfield when he lines up at Wolverhampton.
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Stevie Donohoe is unlikely to make such a mistake, though, and can be expected to utilise every drop of Albertus Pictor's stamina if a similar situation arises.