Pyxis, The Mariner's Compass, is one of Nicolas Louis de Lacaille's creations. He called it ‘Pyxis Nautica’, The Nautical Box or Mariner's Compass.

Pyxis has two telescopic binaries -- zeta and epsilon.

It's easiest to find the constellation from Puppis.

Prerequisite: Puppis

Click on beta Pyxidis to begin.



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