Columba (constellation)

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Columba
Columba
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List of stars in Columba
Abbreviation: Col
Genitive: Columbae
Symbology:
Right ascension: 05h 03m 53.8665s–06h 39m 36.9263s[1] h
Declination: -27.0772038°–-43.1116486°[1]

family = Heavenly Waters°

Area: 270 sq. deg. (54th)
Main stars: 5
Bayer/Flamsteed stars: 18
Stars known to have planets: 1
Bright stars: 1
Nearby stars: 0
Brightest star: α Col (Phact) (2.65m)
Nearest star: Gliese 218 ( ly)
Messier objects: 0
Meteor showers: None
Bordering constellations: Lepus
Caelum
Pictor
Puppis
Canis Major
Visible at latitudes between +45° and −90°
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of February


Columba is a constellation in the southern sky.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Columba, constellation boundary". The Constellations (International Astronomical Union). http://www.iau.org/public/constellations/#col. Retrieved 27 February 2014.

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