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Apus
Constellation
Apus
Abbreviation Aps
Genitive Apodis
Pronunciation /ˈpəs/, genitive /ˈæpəds/
Seembolism The Bird-o-Paradise[1]
Richt ascension 13h 51m 07.5441s–18h 27m 27.8395s[2] h
Declination −67.4800797°–−83.1200714°[2]°
Aurie 206 sq. deg. (67t)
Main starns 4
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
12
Starns wi planets 2
Starns brichter than 3.00m 0
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 0
Brichtest starn α Aps (3.83m)
Nearest starn HD 128400
(66.36 ly, 20.35 pc)
Messier objects None
Meteor showers None
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″