Columba (constellation)

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Columba
Constellation
Columba
Abbreviation Col
Genitive Columbae
Pronunciation /kəˈlʌmbə/,
genitive /kəˈlʌmb/
Seembolism the dove
Richt ascension 05h 03m 53.8665s–06h 39m 36.9263s[1] h
Declination −27.0772038°–−43.1116486°[1]°
Aurie 270 sq. deg. (54th)
Main starns 5
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
18
Starns wi planets 1
Starns brichter than 3.00m 1
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 0
Brichtest starn α Col (Phact) (2.65m)
Nearest starn Gliese 218
(48.89 ly, 14.99 pc)
Messier objects 0
Meteor showers None
Borderin
constellations
Lepus
Caelum
Pictor
Puppis
Canis Major
Veesible at latitudes atween +45° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Februar.

Columba is a smaa, faint constellation creatit in the late saxteent century.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Columba, constellation boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 27 February 2014. 

Coordinates: Sky map 06h 00m 00s, −35° 00′ 00″