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Apus
Constellation
Apus
AbbreviationAps
GenitiveApodis
Pronunciation/ˈpəs/, genitive /ˈæpəds/
SeembolismThe Bird-o-Paradise[1]
Richt ascension13h 51m 07.5441s–18h 27m 27.8395s[2] h
Declination−67.4800797°–−83.1200714°[2]°
Aurie206 sq. deg. (67t)
Main starns4
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
12
Starns wi planets2
Starns brichter than 3.00m0
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)0
Brichtest starnα Aps (3.83m)
Nearest starnHD 128400
(66.36 ly, 20.35 pc)
Messier objectsNone
Meteor showersNone
Borderin
constellations
Triangulum Australe
Circinus
Musca
Chamaeleon
Octans
Pavo
Ara
Veesible at latitudes atween +5° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Julie.

Apus is a faint constellation in the soothren sky, first defined in the late 16t century.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ridpath, Ian. "Apus". Star Tales. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Apus, constellation boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 14 February 2014. 

Coordinates: Sky map 16h 00m 00s, −75° 00′ 00″