Ara (constellation)

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Ara
Constellation
Ara
Abbreviation Ara[1]
Genitive Arae[1]
Pronunciation /ˈɛərə/, genitive /ˈɛər/[lower-alpha 1]
Seembolism the Altar[1]
Richt ascension 16h 34m 16.9497s–18h 10m 41.3407s[2] h
Declination −45.4859734°–−67.6905823°[2]°
Aurie 237 sq. deg. (63rd)
Main starns 8[1]
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
17
Starns wi planets 7
Starns brichter than 3.00m 2
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 3
Brichtest starn β Ara (2.84m)
Nearest starn Gliese 674
(14.80 ly, 4.54 pc)
Messier objects 0
Meteor showers None
Borderin
constellations
Veesible at latitudes atween +25° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Julie.

Ara is a soothren constellation situatit atween Scorpius an Triangulum Australe.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Random House Dictionary
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Ridpath & Tirion 2001, pp. 82–83.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Ara, constellation boundary". The Constellations (International Astronomical Union). Retrieved 14 February 2014. 

Coordinates: Sky map 17h 23m 24s, −53° 34′ 48″