Indus (constellation)

Indus is a constellation in the soothren sky.

Indus
Constellation
Indus
AbbreviationInd
GenitiveIndi
Pronunciation/ˈɪndəs/,
genitive /ˈɪnd/
Seembolismthe Indian
Richt ascension21 h
Declination−55°
QuadrantSQ4
Aurie294 sq. deg. (49t)
Main starns3
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
16
Starns wi planets3
Starns brichter than 3.00m0
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)1
Brichtest starnThe Persian (α Ind) (3.11m)
Nearest starnEpsilon Indi
(11.83 ly, 3.62 pc)
Messier objectsnone
Meteor showersnone[1]
Borderin
constellations
Microscopium
Sagittarius (corner)
Telescopium
Pavo
Octans
Tucana
Grus
Veesible at latitudes atween +15° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o September.

ReferencesEedit

  1. Anonymous (February 3, 2007). "Meteor Showers". American Meteor Society. Retrieved 2008-05-07.

Coordinates:   21h 00m 00s, −55° 00′ 00″