Fornax

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Fornax
Constellation
Fornax
AbbreviationFor
GenitiveFornacis
Pronunciation/ˈfɔːrnæks/, genitive /fɔːrˈnss/
Seembolismthe brazier
Richt ascension3 h
Declination−30°
QuadrantSQ1
Aurie398 sq. deg. (41st)
Main starns2
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
27
Starns wi planets7
Starns brichter than 3.00m0
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)2
Brichtest starnα For (3.80m)
Nearest starnLP 944-20
(16.20 ly, 4.97 pc)
Messier objectsNone
Meteor showersNone
Borderin
constellations
Cetus
Sculptor
Phoenix
Eridanus
Veesible at latitudes atween +50° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o December.

Fornax /ˈfɔːrnæks/ is a constellation in the soothren sky.

Coordinates: Sky map 03h 00m 00s, −30° 00′ 00″