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Caelum
Caelum
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List of stars in Caelum
Abbreviation: Cae
Genitive: Caeli
Symbology: the chisel
Right ascension: 5 h
Declination: −40°
Area: 125 sq. deg. (81st)
Main stars: 4
Bayer/Flamsteed stars: 8
Stars with known planets: None
Bright stars: 0
Nearby stars: 0
Brightest star: α Cae (4.45m)
Nearest star: α Cae (65.7 ly)
Messier objects: 0
Meteor showers: None
Bordering constellations: Columba
Lepus
Eridanus
Horologium
Dorado
Pictor
Visible at latitudes between +40° and −90°
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of January

Caelum (IPA: /ˈsiːləm/; earlier Cæla Sculptoris (Latin: the sculptor's chisel) is a minor southern constellation introduced by Nicolas Louis de Lacaille. Image File history File links This is a celestial map of the constellation Caelum, the Chisel. ... This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Caelum, sorted by decreasing brightness. ... The genitive case is a grammatical case that indicates a relationship, primarily one of possession, between the noun in the genitive case and another noun. ... Steel woodworking chisel. ... Equatorial Coordinates Right ascension (abbrev. ... In astronomy, declination (abbrev. ... Here is a list of the 88 modern constellations by their area in the sky, measured in square degrees. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Flamsteed designations for stars are similar to Bayer designations, except that they use numbers instead of Greek letters. ... Alpha Caeli (α Cae / α Caeli) is a star in the constellation Caelum. ... The apparent magnitude (m) of a star, planet or other celestial body is a measure of its apparent brightness as seen by an observer on Earth. ... A light-year or lightyear (symbol: ly) is a unit of measurement of length, specifically the distance light travels in vacuum in one year. ... The Messier objects are a set of astronomical objects catalogued by Charles Messier in his catalogue of Nebulae and Star Clusters first published in 1774. ... Leonid Meteor Shower A meteor shower, also known as a meteor storm, is a celestial event where a large number of meteors are seen within a very short period. ... Columba, Latin for dove, is a small constellation just south to Canis Major and Lepus, it was cut out of the constellation Canis Major by Augustin Royer, in 1679. ... Lepus (IPA: , Latin: ) is a constellation, lying just south of the Celestial equator, below the constellation Orion, and possibly representing a hare being chased by Orion the hunter. ... Eridanus is the sixth largest of the 88 modern constellations. ... Horologium (Latin for clock) is one of the lesser southern constellations (declination around -60 degrees). ... This article is about a constellation in the sky. ... Pictor (IPA: , Latin: ) is one of the minor southern (declination -50° to -60°) constellations. ... Articles with similar titles include the NATO phonetic alphabet, which has also informally been called the “International Phonetic Alphabet”. For information on how to read IPA transcriptions of English words, see IPA chart for English. ... Latin was the language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... Steel woodworking chisel. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Abbé Nicolas Louis de Lacaille (March 15, 1713 – March 21, 1762) was a French astronomer. ...


Since this is a southern constellation, first recognized in the 17th century, there is no pre-17th century mythology associated with it.


Notable deep sky objects

Caelum has just one new general catalogued galaxy NGC 1679 of the 13th magnitude. Gamma Caelum is a double star consisting of a red giant and a white giant.


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This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Caelum, sorted by decreasing brightness. ...

The 88 modern Constellations
Andromeda • Antlia • Apus • Aquarius • Aquila • Ara • Aries • Auriga • Boötes • Caelum • Camelopardalis • Cancer • Canes Venatici • Canis Major • Canis Minor • Capricornus • Carina • Cassiopeia • Centaurus • Cepheus • Cetus • Chamaeleon • Circinus • Columba • Coma Berenices • Corona Australis • Corona Borealis • Corvus • Crater • Crux • Cygnus • Delphinus • Dorado • Draco • Equuleus • Eridanus • Fornax • Gemini • Grus • Hercules • Horologium • Hydra • Hydrus • Indus • Lacerta • Leo • Leo Minor • Lepus • Libra • Lupus • Lynx • Lyra • Mensa • Microscopium • Monoceros • Musca • Norma • Octans • Ophiuchus • Orion • Pavo • Pegasus • Perseus • Phoenix • Pictor • Pisces • Piscis Austrinus • Puppis • Pyxis • Reticulum • Sagitta • Sagittarius • Scorpius • Sculptor • Scutum • Serpens • Sextans • Taurus • Telescopium • Triangulum • Triangulum Australe • Tucana • Ursa Major • Ursa Minor • Vela • Virgo • Volans • Vulpecula
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