Caelum

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Caelum
Constellation
Caelum
Abbreviation Cae
Genitive Caeli[1]
Pronunciation /ˈsləm/, genitive /ˈsl/
Seembolism the chisel
Richt ascension 04h 19.5m to 05h 05.1m[2] h
Declination −27.02° to −48.74°[2]°
Quadrant SQ1
Aurie 125 sq. deg. (81st)
Main starns 4
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
8
Starns wi planets 1
Starns brichter than 3.00m 0
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 0
Brichtest starn α Cae (4.45m)
Nearest starn HD 30876
(57.86 ly, 17.75 pc)
Messier objects 0
Meteor showers None
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 /ˈsləm/ 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 Aprile 2014. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Caelum, Constellation Boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 14 Januar 2014. 

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