Dorado (constellation)

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Dorado
Dorado
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List of stars in Dorado
Abbreviation: Dor
Genitive: Doradus
Symbology:
Right ascension: 5 h
Declination: −65°
Area: 179 sq. deg. (72nd)
Main stars: 3
Bayer/Flamsteed stars: 14
Stars known to have planets: 5
Bright stars: 0
Nearby stars: 0
Brightest star: α Dor (3.27m)
Nearest star: GJ 2036 ( ly)
Messier objects: 0
Meteor showers: None
Bordering constellations: Caelum
Horologium
Reticulum
Hydrus
Mensa
Volans
Pictor
Visible at latitudes between +20° and −90°
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of January

Dorado is a constellation in the southern sky.

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