Circinus

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Circinus
Constellation
Circinus
Abbreviation Cir
Genitive Circini
Pronunciation /ˈsɜːrsnəs/ Círcinus,
genitive /ˈsɜːrsn/
Seembolism Compass
Richt ascension 13h 38.4m tae 15h 30.2m[1] h
Declination −55.43° to −70.62°[1]°
Quadrant SQ3
Aurie 93 sq. deg. (85t)
Main starns 3
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
9
Starns wi planets 2
Starns brichter than 3.00m 0
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 0
Brichtest starn α Cir (3.19m)
Nearest starn α Cir
(53.50 ly, 16.40 pc)
Messier objects 0
Meteor showers Alpha 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″