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Caelum
Constellation
Caelum
AbbreviationCae
GenitiveCaeli[1]
Seembolismthe cheesel
Richt ascension04h 19.5m to 05h 05.1m[2] h
Declination−27.02° to −48.74°[2]°
QuadrantSQ1
Aurie125 sq. deg. (81st)
Main starns4
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
8
Starns wi planets1
Starns brichter than 3.00m0
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)0
Brichtest starnα Cae (4.45m)
Nearest starnHD 30876
(57.86 ly, 17.75 pc)
Messier objects0
Meteor showersNone
Borderin
constellations
Columba
Lepus
Eridanus
Horologium
Dorado
Pictor
Veesible at latitudes atween +40° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Januar.

Caelum is a faint constellation in the soothren sky, introduced in the 1750s bi Nicolas Louis de Lacaille.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ridpath, Ian. "Constellations: Andromeda–Indus". Star Tales. self-published. Retrieved 1 April 2014. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Caelum, Constellation Boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 14 January 2014. 

Coordinates: Sky map 05h 00m 00s, −40° 00′ 00″