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Vela is a constellation in the southern sky. Its name is Latin the sails of a ship. It is specifically supposed to be the ship Argo from the myth of Jason and the Golden Fleece. It is part the constellation Argo Navis, which also has the Carina for keel and Puppis for the ship's stern.[1]

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  1. "Vela Constellation". Constellation Guide. Retrieved May 2, 2021.