Chamaeleon

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Chamaeleon
Chamaeleon
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List of stars in Chamaeleon
Abbreviation: Cha
Genitive: Chamaeleontis
Symbology:
Right ascension: 07h 26m 36.5075s–13h 56m 26.6661s[1] h
Declination: -75.2899170°–-83.1200714°[1]°
Area: 132 sq. deg. (79th)
Main stars: 3
Bayer/Flamsteed stars: 16
Stars known to have planets: 1
Bright stars: 0
Nearby stars: 0
Brightest star: α Cha (4.05m)
Nearest star: α Cha ( ly)
Messier objects: 0
Meteor showers: None
Bordering constellations: Musca
Carina
Volans
Mensa
Octans
Apus
Visible at latitudes between +0° and −90°
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of April


Chamaeleon is a constellation in the southern sky.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Chamaeleon, constellation boundary". The Constellations (International Astronomical Union). http://www.iau.org/public/constellations/#cha. Retrieved 15 February 2014.

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