Lupus (constellation)

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Lupus
Constellation
Lupus
AbbreviationLup
GenitiveLupi
Pronunciation/ˈljuːpəs/, genitive /ˈljuːp/
Symbolismthe Wolf
Right ascension15.3
Declination−45
QuadrantSQ3
Area334 sq. deg. (46th)
Main stars9
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
41
Stars with planets5
Stars brighter than 3.00m3
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)1
Brightest starα Lup (Men) (2.30m)
Messier objects0
Bordering
constellations
Norma
Scorpius
Circinus
Centaurus
Libra
Hydra (corner)
Visible at latitudes between +35° and −90°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of June.

Lupus is a constellation in the southern sky.