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Pyxis

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Pyxis is a small, dim constellation the lies south of Hydra and east of Puppis. Pyxis was invented by LaCaille to commemorate the magnetic compass. Pyxis has no mythology associated with it and none of its main stars are named. The stars of Pyxis were originally seen to be the mast of the constellation Argo Navis before that constellation was split into its present components, Puppis, Carina and Vela.