Indus (constellation)

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Indus
Indus
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List of stars in Indus
Abbreviation: Ind
Genitive: Indi
Symbology:
Right ascension: 21 h
Declination: −55°
Area: 294 sq. deg. (49th)
Main stars: 3
Bayer/Flamsteed stars: 16
Stars known to have planets: 3
Bright stars: 0
Nearby stars: 1
Brightest star: The Persian (α Ind) (3.11m)
Nearest star: Epsilon Indi ( ly)
Messier objects: none
Meteor showers: none[1]
Bordering constellations: Microscopium
Sagittarius (corner)
Telescopium
Pavo
Octans
Tucana
Grus
Visible at latitudes between +15° and −90°
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of September


Indus is a constellation in the southern sky.

Deep-sky objects[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

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

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