Microscopium (constellation)

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Microscopium
Constellation
Microscopium
AbbreviationMic
GenitiveMicroscopii
Pronunciation/ˌmkrəˈskɒpiəm/, genitive /ˌmkrəˈskɒpi/
Symbolismthe Microscope
Right ascension21
Declination−36
QuadrantSQ4
Area210 sq. deg. (66th)
Main stars5
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
13
Stars with planets2
Stars brighter than 3.00m0
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)2
Brightest starγ Mic (4.67m)
Messier objectsnone
Meteor showers?????
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Bordering
constellations
Capricornus
Sagittarius
Telescopium (corner)
Indus
Grus
Piscis Austrinus
Visible at latitudes between +45° and −90°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of September.

Microscopium is a constellation in the southern sky.