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Tucana
Constellation
Tucana
Abbreviation Tuc[1]
Genitive Tucanae
Pronunciation /tjʊˈknə/,
genitive /tjʊˈkn/
Seembolism the toucan
Richt ascension 22h 08.45m tae 01h 24.82m[2] h
Declination −56.31° to −75.35°[2]°
Quadrant SQ1
Aurie 295 sq. deg. (48t)
Main starns 3
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
17
Starns wi planets 5
Starns brichter than 3.00m 1
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 2[note 1]
Brichtest starn α Tuc (2.87m)
Nearest starn LHS 1208
(26.55 ly, 8.14 pc)
Messier objects None
Borderin
constellations
Grus
Indus
Octans
Hydrus
Eridanus (corner)
Phoenix
Veesible at latitudes atween +25° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o November.

Tucana is a constellation o starns in the southren sky, named efter the toucan, a Sooth American bird.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. These are Zeta Tucanae an LHS 1208.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Russell, Henry Norris (October 1922). "The New International Symbols for the Constellations". Popular Astronomy. 30: 469-71. Bibcode:1922PA.....30..469R. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Tucana, constellation boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 1 February 2012. 

Coordinates: Sky map 00h 00m 00s, −65° 00′ 00″