Mensa (constellation)

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Mensa
Mensa
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List of stars in Mensa
Abbreviation: Men
Genitive: Mensae
Symbology:
Right ascension: 4 ~ 7.5 h
Declination: −71 ~ −85.5°
Area: 153 sq. deg. (75th)
Main stars: 4
Bayer/Flamsteed stars: 16
Stars known to have planets: 2
Bright stars: none
Nearby stars: none
Brightest star: α Men (5.09m)
Nearest star: α Mensae ( ly)
Messier objects: none
Meteor showers: none
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.