Mensa (constellation)

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Mensa
Constellation
Mensa
AbbreviationMen
GenitiveMensae
Pronunciation/ˈmɛnsə/
genitive: /ˈmɛns/
Symbolismthe Table Mountain
Right ascension4 ~ 7.5
Declination−71 ~ −85.5
QuadrantSQ1
Area153 sq. deg. (75th)
Main stars4
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
16
Stars with planets2
Stars brighter than 3.00mnone
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)none
Brightest starα Men (5.09m)
Messier objectsnone
Meteor showersnone
Bordering
constellations
Chamaeleon
Dorado
Hydrus
Octans
Volans
Visible at latitudes between +4° and −90°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of January.

Mensa is a constellation in the southern sky.