Globus Aerostaticus (Latin for hot air balloon) or Ballon Aerostatique (the French equivalent) was a constellation created by Jérôme Lalande in 1798. It lied between the constellations Piscis Austrinus, Capricornus and Microscopium. It is no longer in use. 
The constellation was created to honor the invention of the Montgolfier brothers, who launched the first hot air balloon in the late eighteenth century.
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