Vela (constellation)

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Vela
Constellation
Vela
AbbreviationVel
GenitiveVelorum
Pronunciation/ˈvlə/,
genitive /vˈlɔərəm/
Seembolismthe Sails
Richt ascension9 h
Declination−50°
QuadrantSQ2
Aurie500 sq. deg. (32nt)
Main starns5
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
50
Starns wi planets7
Starns brichter than 3.00m5
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)3
Brichtest starnγ Vel (1.75m)
Nearest starnLuhman 16
(6.6 ly, 2.0 pc)
Messier objects0
Meteor showersDelta Velids
Gamma Velids
Puppid-velids
Borderin
constellations
Antlia
Pyxis
Puppis
Carina
Centaurus
Veesible at latitudes atween +30° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o March.

Vela is a constellation in the soothren sky.

Coordinates: Sky map 09h 00m 00s, −50° 00′ 00″