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Octans
Constellation
Octans
AbbreviationOct
GenitiveOctantis
Pronunciation/ˈɒktænz/, genitive /ɒkˈtænts/
Seembolismthe Octant
Richt ascension22 h
Declination−90°
QuadrantSQ4
Aurie291 sq. deg. (50th)
Main starns3
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
27
Starns wi planets3
Starns brichter than 3.00m0
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)1
Brichtest starnν Oct (3.73m)
Nearest starnLHS 531
(28.11 ly, 8.62 pc)
Messier objectsnone
Meteor showersnone
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″