Capricornus

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Capricornus
Constellation
Capricornus
Abbreviation Cap
Genitive Capricorni
Pronunciation /ˌkæprˈkɔːrnəs/, genitive /ˌkæprˈkɔːrn/
Seembolism the Sea Gait
Richt ascension 20h 06m 46.4871s–21h 59m 04.8693s[1] h
Declination −8.4043999°–−27.6914144°[1]°
Aurie 414 sq. deg. (40t)
Main starns 9, 13,23
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
49
Starns wi planets 5
Starns brichter than 3.00m 1
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 3
Brichtest starn δ Cap (Deneb Algedi) (2.85m)
Nearest starn LP 816-60
(17.91 ly, 5.49 pc)
Messier objects 1
Meteor showers Alpha Capricornids
Chi Capricornids
Sigma Capricornids
Tau Capricornids
Capricorniden-Sagittariids
Borderin
constellations
Aquarius
Aquila
Sagittarius
Microscopium
Piscis Austrinus
Veesible at latitudes atween +60° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o September.

Capricornus /ˌkæprˈkɔːrnəs/ is ane o the constellations o the zodiac.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Camelopardalis, constellation boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 14 Februar 2014. 

Coordinates: Sky map 21h 00m 00s, −20° 00′ 00″