This constellation was named by Nicolas Louis de Lacaille during his stay at the Cape of Good Hope from 1751 to 1752. He originally called it Norma et Regula (The Level and the Set Square)
Location: Southern Constellation 16h RA -52° Dec
Changes in the boundaries of the constellations since Lacaille
Being a modern constellation there is no mythology surrounding Norma.
Norma Deep Space Objects
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