Columba (constellation)

Columba is a smaa, faint constellation creatit in the late saxteent century.

Columba
Constellation
Columba
AbbreviationCol
GenitiveColumbae
Pronunciation/kəˈlʌmbə/,
genitive /kəˈlʌmb/
Seembolismthe dove
Richt ascension05h 03m 53.8665s–06h 39m 36.9263s[1] h
Declination−27.0772038°–−43.1116486°[1]°
Aurie270 sq. deg. (54th)
Main starns5
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
18
Starns wi planets1
Starns brichter than 3.00m1
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)0
Brichtest starnα Col (Phact) (2.65m)
Nearest starnGliese 218
(48.89 ly, 14.99 pc)
Messier objects0
Meteor showersNone
Borderin
constellations
Lepus
Caelum
Pictor
Puppis
Canis Major
Veesible at latitudes atween +45° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Februar.

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Columba, constellation boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 27 February 2014.

Coordinates:   06h 00m 00s, −35° 00′ 00″