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A large constellation (the Archer), said to represent a centaur carrying a bow and arrow. In astrology, the ninth sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about 22 November; a person born between 22 November and 21 December is in astrological belief thought to be under its influence.

The name is Latin, from sagitta ‘arrow’.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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