Pictor

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Pictor
Constellation
Pictor
AbbreviationPic
GenitivePictoris
Pronunciation/ˈpɪktər/,
genitive /pɪkˈtɔərs/
SeembolismEasel
Richt ascension4.53 h ~ 6.85 h
Declination−43° ~ −64°
QuadrantSQ1
Aurie247 sq. deg. (59th)
Main starns3
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
15
Starns wi planets6
Starns brichter than 3.00mnone
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)1
Brichtest starnα Pic (3.30m)
Nearest starnKapteyn's Star
(12.77 ly, 3.92 pc)
Messier objectsnone
Meteor showersnone
Borderin
constellations
Caelum
Carina
Columba
Dorado
Puppis
Volans
Veesible at latitudes atween +26° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Januar.

Pictor is a smaa faint constellation in the Soothren Celestial Hemisphere, locatit atween the brilliant starn Canopus an the Lairge Magellanic Clood.

Coordinates: Sky map 05h 00m 00s, −50° 00′ 00″