Chamaeleon

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Chamaeleon
Constellation
Chamaeleon
AbbreviationCha
GenitiveChamaeleontis
Pronunciation/kəˈmliən/, genitive /kəˌmliˈɒnt[invalid input: 'ɨ']s/
Symbolismthe Chameleon
Right ascension 07h 26m 36.5075s– 13h 56m 26.6661s[1]
Declination−75.2899170°–−83.1200714°[1]
Area132 sq. deg. (79th)
Main stars3
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
16
Stars with planets1
Stars brighter than 3.00m0
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)0
Brightest starα Cha (4.05m)
Messier objects0
Meteor showersNone
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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