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Monoceros

Unicorn
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Monoceros lies east of Orion and south of Gemini and Canis Minor and north of Canis Major. Monoceros is pictured as the famous single horned animal facing west towards Orion with its tail below the head of Hydra. The unicorn is an elusive creature said to have the tail of a lion and the body and head of a horse with a single horn growing from its forehead. Unicorns were thought to have magical healing properties.