Ara (constellation)

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Ara
Constellation
Ara
AbbreviationAra[1]
GenitiveArae[1]
Pronunciation/ˈɛərə/, genitive /ˈɛər/[lower-alpha 1]
Seembolismthe Altar[1]
Richt ascension16h 34m 16.9497s–18h 10m 41.3407s[2] h
Declination−45.4859734°–−67.6905823°[2]°
Aurie237 sq. deg. (63rd)
Main starns8[1]
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
17
Starns wi planets7
Starns brichter than 3.00m2
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)3
Brichtest starnβ Ara (2.84m)
Nearest starnGliese 674
(14.80 ly, 4.54 pc)
Messier objects0
Meteor showersNone
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″