Carina (constellation)

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Carina
Constellation
Carina
AbbreviationCar
GenitiveCarinae
Pronunciation/kəˈrnə/, genitive /kəˈrn/[1]
Seembolismthe keel
Richt ascension06h 02m 59.7365s–11h 20m 37.4211s[2] h
Declination−50.7545471°–−75.6840134°[2]°
Aurie494 sq. deg. (34th)
Main starns9
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
52
Starns wi planets11
Starns brichter than 3.00m6
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)1
Brichtest starnCanopus (α Car) (−0.72m)
Nearest starnLHS 288
(14.64 ly, 4.49 pc)
Messier objects0
Meteor showers
Borderin
constellations
Veesible at latitudes atween +20° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Mairch.

Carina /kəˈrnə/ is a constellation in the soothren sky.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. OED
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Carina, constellation boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 15 February 2014. 

Coordinates: Sky map 9h 00m 00s, −60° 00′ 00″