Circinus

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Circinus
Constellation
Circinus
AbbreviationCir
GenitiveCircini
Pronunciation/ˈsɜːrsnəs/ Círcinus,
genitive /ˈsɜːrsn/
SeembolismCompass
Richt ascension13h 38.4m tae 15h 30.2m[1] h
Declination−55.43° to −70.62°[1]°
QuadrantSQ3
Aurie93 sq. deg. (85t)
Main starns3
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
9
Starns wi planets2
Starns brichter than 3.00m0
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)0
Brichtest starnα Cir (3.19m)
Nearest starnα Cir
(53.50 ly, 16.40 pc)
Messier objects0
Meteor showersAlpha Circinids (ACI)
Borderin
constellations
Centaurus
Musca
Apus
Triangulum Australe
Norma
Lupus
Veesible at latitudes atween +30° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Julie.

Circinus is a smaa faint constellation in the soothren sky, first defined in 1756 bi French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Circinus, constellation boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 27 June 2012. 

Coordinates: Sky map 15h 00m 00s, −60° 00′ 00″