Octans

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Octans
Constellation
Octans
Abbreviation Oct
Genitive Octantis
Pronunciation /ˈɒktænz/, genitive /ɒkˈtænts/
Seembolism the Octant
Richt ascension 22 h
Declination −90°
Quadrant SQ4
Aurie 291 sq. deg. (50th)
Main starns 3
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
27
Starns wi planets 3
Starns brichter than 3.00m 0
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 1
Brichtest starn ν Oct (3.73m)
Nearest starn LHS 531
(28.11 ly, 8.62 pc)
Messier objects none
Meteor showers none
Borderin
constellations
Tucana
Indus
Pavo
Apus
Chamaeleon
Mensa
Hydrus
Veesible at latitudes atween +0° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o October.
Circumpolar.

Octans /ˈɒktænz/ is a faint constellation locatit in the deep soothren sky.

Coordinates: Sky map 22h 00m 00s, −90° 00′ 00″