Machina Electrica

Machina Electrica

Machina Electrica can be seen below Cetus in this card from Urania's Mirror (1825), between Fornax and Sculptor.

Machina Electrica (Latin for electricity generator) was a constellation created by Johann Bode in 1800. He created it from a southern part of constellation Cetus. It was never popular and is no longer in use.

External links

  • Astronomy Facts: Machina Electrica, by Shane Horvatin
  • Star Tales: Machina Electrica by Ian Ridpath