|Visible in Latitudes:||90° thru -10°|
|Viewing Season:||All year (circumpolar)|
|Best Seen In:||February, 9:00 pm|
|Transit Date:||December 4|
|Right Ascension:||5.76 hours|
|Area:||756.828 sq. degrees|
First described in 1614, this constellation was published by Bartschius in outline form only. He wrote that it represented the Camel that brought Rebecca to Issac. Proctor attempted to change its name to Camelus and it appeard that way by Mr. J. Ellard Gore in 1894 in his translation of Flammrion's Astronomie Popularie.