Camelopardalis

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Camelopardalis
Constellation
Camelopardalis
Abbreviation Cam[1]
Genitive Camelopardalis[1]
Pronunciation /kəˌmɛləˈpɑːrdəls/, genitive the same
Seembolism Giraffe[1]
Richt ascension 03h 15m 36.2232s–14h 27m 07.8855s[2] h
Declination 86.0975418°–52.6655540°[2]°
Aurie 757 sq. deg. (18t)
Main starns 2, 8
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
36
Starns wi planets 4
Starns brichter than 3.00m 0
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 3
Brichtest starn β Cam (4.03m)
Nearest starn LHS 2459
(17.58 ly, 5.39 pc)
Messier objects 0
Meteor showers October Camelopardalids
Borderin
constellations
Draco
Ursa Minor
Cepheus
Cassiopeia
Perseus
Auriga
Lynx
Ursa Major
Veesible at latitudes atween +90° an −10°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Februar.

Camelopardalis /kəˌmɛləˈpɑːrdəls/ or the Giraffe constellation is a lairge, faint groupin o starns in the northren sky.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ridpath 2001, pp. 92-93.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Camelopardalis, constellation boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 14 February 2014. 

Coordinates: Sky map 06h 00m 00s, +70° 00′ 00″