Magellan

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Magellan often refers to Ferdinand Magellan (1480–1521), a Portuguese explorer who led part of the first expedition around the world. Magellan may also refer to:

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Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Fictional entities[edit]

  • Magellan, the survival space research vessel in the 2001 science fiction film Ice Planet
  • Magellan, an interstellar ark or generation starship in Arthur C. Clarke's science fiction novel The Songs of Distant Earth
  • Magellan, a 10,000 scouter ship armada mother-ship beyond Pluto in Fredric Brown's blue sand novelette "Arena"
  • Beta Magellan, a star orbited by the Bynar home planet Bynaus in the Star Trek TNG episode "11001001"
  • Magellan class battleship, a fictional class of battleship in the Gundam universe

Literature[edit]

  • Magellania (English 2008; French 1987 as En Magellanie), an 1897 science fiction novel restored in 2008 as written by Jules Verne, commonly known in the altered 1909 version of The Survivors of the "Jonathan"
  • Missions magellaniques (French), a September 2000 science fiction Perry Rhodan novel (#148) by K. H. Scheer and Clark Darlton
  • Remous dans les nuages de Magellan (French), a January 2000 science fiction Perry Rhodan novel (#143) by K. H. Scheer and Clark Darlton
  • "The Grift of the Magellanae", a science fiction short story by Robin Wilson, published in the March 1999 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction
  • The Magellan Nebula, a 1963 science fiction work by Stanislaw Lem

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Circumnavigation and exploration[edit]

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