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Corvus - The Crow

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Ella Derbyshire
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by Ella Derbyshire on Aug 18, 2009
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This mythological crow carried Crater, the cup, to Earth to fetch a drink for Apollo, but the crow got distracted. As punishment, Corvus sits in the sky near Crater, but a sea serpent prevents him from ever drinking. Ancient mariners saw this distinctive quartet of stars as a sail. Desert nomads saw a tent.


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