Indus (constellation)

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Indus
Constellation
Indus
AbbreviationInd
GenitiveIndi
Pronunciation/ˈɪndəs/,
genitive /ˈɪnd/
Symbolismthe Indian
Right ascension21
Declination−55
QuadrantSQ4
Area294 sq. deg. (49th)
Main stars3
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
16
Stars with planets3
Stars brighter than 3.00m0
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)1
Brightest starThe Persian (α Ind) (3.11m)
Messier objectsnone
Meteor showersnone[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.

Other websites[change | change source]

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