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Antlia (/ˈæntliə/; frae Auncient Greek ἀντλία) is a constellation in the soothren sky.

Antlia
Constellation
Antlia
AbbreviationAnt
GenitiveAntliae
Pronunciation/ˈæntliə/, genitive /ˈæntlɪ./
Seembolismthe Air Pump[1]
Richt ascension09h 27m 05.1837s–11h 05m 55.0471s[2] h
Declination−24.5425186°–−40.4246216°[2]°
Aurie239 sq. deg. (62nd)
Main starns3
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
9
Starns wi planets2
Starns brichter than 3.00m0
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)2
Brichtest starnα Ant (4.25m)
Nearest starnDEN 1048-3956[3]
(13.17 ly, 4.04 pc)
Messier objects0
Meteor showersNone
Borderin
constellations
Hydra
Pyxis
Vela
Centaurus
Veesible at latitudes atween +45° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Aprile.

ReferencesEedit

  1. Bakich, Michael E. (1995). The Cambridge Guide to the Constellations. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-44921-2. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Antlia, constellation boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 14 February 2014. 
  3. "The 100 Nearest Star Systems". Research Consortium on Nearby Stars. 1 January 2012. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 

Coordinates:   10h 00m 00s, −30° 00′ 00″