Pyxis

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Pyxis
Constellation
Pyxis
AbbreviationPyx
GenitivePyxidis
Pronunciation/ˈpɪkss/, genitive /ˈpɪksds/
SeembolismThe compass box
Richt ascension9 h
Declination−30°
QuadrantSQ2
Aurie221 sq. deg. (65t)
Main starns3
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
10
Starns wi planets3
Starns brichter than 3.00m0
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)1
Brichtest starnα Pyx (3.68m)
Nearest starnGliese 318
(30.13 ly, 9.24 pc)
Messier objectsNone
Meteor showersNone
Borderin
constellations
Hydra
Puppis
Vela
Antlia
Veesible at latitudes atween +50° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Mairch.

Pyxis (/ˈpɪkss/; Greek: box) is a smaa an faint constellation in the soothren sky.

Coordinates: Sky map 09h 00m 00s, −30° 00′ 00″