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Triangulum australe

click for larger image This is a celestial map of the constellation Triangulum Australe, the Southern Triangle. ...

Abbreviation TrA
Genitive Trianguli Australis
Symbology the Southern Triangle
Right ascension 16 h
Declination -65°
Area 110 sq. deg.
Ranked 83rd
Number of stars
(magnitude < 3)
3
Brightest star Atria (α Trianguli Australis)
(App. magnitude 1.91)
Meteor showers

None 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. ... A compass rose with South highlighted South is one of the four cardinal or compass directions. ... A triangle is one of the basic shapes of geometry: a two-dimensional figure with three vertices and three sides which are straight line segments. ... Right ascension (RA; symbol α: Greek letter alpha) is the astronomical term for one of the two coordinates of a point on the celestial sphere when using the equatorial coordinate system. ... In astronomy declination (dec) is one of the two coordinates of the equatorial coordinate system, the other being either right ascension or hour angle. ... Here is a list of the 88 modern constellations by their area in the sky, measured in square degrees. ... The apparent magnitude (m) of a star, planet or other heavenly body is a measure of its apparent brightness; that is, the amount of light received from the object. ... Atria may refer to: Atria is an alternative spelling for the Etruscan city that is now Adria in the Veneto region of Northern Italy. ... The apparent magnitude (m) of a star, planet or other heavenly body is a measure of its apparent brightness; that is, the amount of light received from the object. ... Categories: Planetology | Astronomy stubs ...

Bordering
constellations
Visible at latitudes between +25° and −90°
Best visible during the month of July

Triangulum Australe is a small southern constellation whose three brightest stars, of second and third magnitude, form an approximately equilateral triangle. This constellation was introduced by Johann Bayer in 1603. Norma is a constellation of the southern sky. ... Ara (Latin for Altar) is a faint southerly constellation between the constellations Centaurus and Lupus. ... Circinus, Latin for Compass, is one of the small southern (declination -50 to -60 degrees) constellations. ... For the genus of birds, see Apus (biology). ... July is the seventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... Orion is a remarkable constellation, visible from most places on the globe (but not always the whole year long). ... The Pleiades star cluster A star is any massive gaseous body in outer space, just like the Sun. ... The apparent magnitude (m) of a star, planet or other heavenly body is a measure of its apparent brightness; that is, the amount of light received from the object. ... A triangle is one of the basic shapes of geometry: a two-dimensional figure with three vertices and three sides which are straight line segments. ... Johann Bayer (1572 – March 7, 1625) was a German astronomer. ...

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Mythology

Since it was introduced in the 17th century, there is no earlier mythology associated with it.


Stars

Stars with proper names:
  • Atria (or Metallah, see α Tri) (α TrA) 1.91
    < Alpha Trianguli Australis
Stars with Bayer designations:
β TrA 2.83; γ TrA 2.87; δ TrA 3.86; ε TrA 4.11; ζ TrA 4.90; θ TrA 5.50; η1 TrA 5.89; ι TrA 5.28; κ TrA 5.11

See Also


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

Orion is a remarkable constellation, visible from most places on the globe (but not always the whole year long). ... Andromeda is a constellation named for the princess Andromeda (which is Greek for Ruler over men), a character in greek mythology. ... The constellation Antlia (Latin for pump) is a relatively new constellation as it was only created in the 18th century, being too faint to be acknowledged by the ancient greeks. ... For the genus of birds, see Apus (biology). ... Aquarius (♒), being Latin for of the water, is one of the oldest recognized constellations along the zodiac, the suns apparent path. ... Aquila (Latin for Eagle), is one of the 48 constellations listed by Ptolemy and is now also part of the list of 88 constellations acknowledged by the IAU. It lies roughly at the celestial equator. ... Ara (Latin for Altar) is a faint southerly constellation between the constellations Centaurus and Lupus. ... Aries (♈) is one of the constellations of the zodiac, and its name is Latin for Ram. ... Auriga (Latin for chariot) is a northern constellation. ... Boötes, a name deriving from Egypt, is one of the 88 modern constellations and was also one of the 48 constellations listed by Ptolemy. ... Categories: Astronomy stubs | Modern constellations | Constellations ... Camelopardalis, Latin for giraffe, is the name of a large but faint northern constellation first recorded by Jakob Bartsch in 1624, but probably created earlier by Petrus Plancius. ... In astronomy and astrology, Cancer (♋), Latin for crab, is one of the twelve constellations of the zodiac. ... Canes Venatici (Latin for hunting dogs) is a small northern constellation that was introduced by Johannes Hevelius in the 17th century. ... Canis Major (Latin for big dog) is one of the 88 modern constellations, and was also in Ptolemys list of 48 constellations. ... Canis Minor (Latin for little dog) is one of the 88 modern constellations, and was also in Ptolemys list of 48 constellations. ... Capricornus (♑), a name meaning Horned Goat or That which has horns like a goats in Latin, is one of the constellations of the zodiac. ... Carina (Latin for keel) is a southern constellation which forms part of the old constellation of Argo Navis. ... Cassiopeia is a northern constellation which greek mythology considered to represent a vain queen. ... Centaurus (Latin for centaur) was one of the 48 constellations listed by Ptolemy, and counts also among the 88 modern constellations. ... Cepheus is a northern constellation named after a character in Greek mythology, and is considered to representing a king. ... Cetus (a name from Greek mythology, referring to a Whale or Sea monster) is a constellation of the southern sky, in the region known as the Water, near other watery constellations like Aquarius, Pisces, and Eridanus. ... Chamaeleon (Latin for chameleon) is a minor southern constellation that was included in Johann Bayers Uranometria, but may have been in use somewhat earlier. ... Circinus, Latin for Compass, is one of the small southern (declination -50 to -60 degrees) constellations. ... 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. ... Coma Berenices (Latin for Berenices Hair) is a traditional asterism that has since become a constellation. ... Categories: Astronomy stubs | Modern constellations | Constellations ... Corona Borealis (Latin for northern crown) is a small northern constellation whose main stars form a semicircular arc. ... Corvus (Latin for Raven/Crow) is a small southern constellation with only 11 stars visible to the naked eye (brighter than magnitude 5. ... Crater (Latin for cup) is one of the 88 modern constellations and was also one of the 48 listed by Ptolemy. ... Crux, being Latin for cross, commonly known as the Southern Cross (in contrast to the Northern Cross), is the smallest of the 88 modern constellations, but also one of the most famous. ... Cygnus (from the Latin word Cygnus, meaning swan) is a northern constellation. ... Delphinus, being Latin for Dolphin, is a rather small (ranked 69th) northern constellation very close to the celestial equator. ... Categories: Astronomy stubs | Modern constellations | Constellations | Dorado constellation ... Draco (Latin for Dragon) is a far northern constellation that is circumpolar for many northern hemisphere observers. ... Equuleus (Latin for horse-let (i. ... Eridanus is the sixth largest of the 88 modern constellations. ... Categories: Astronomy stubs | Modern constellations | Constellations ... In mythology, the Gemini are Castor and Polydeuces. ... Categories: Astronomy stubs | Modern constellations | Constellations ... Hercules is the fifth largest of the 88 modern constellations. ... Categories: Astronomy stubs | Modern constellations | Constellations ... Hydra is the largest of the 88 modern constellations, and was also one of the 48 constellations listed by Ptolemy. ... Hydrus (Latin for Hydra, also referred to as male Hydra or little Hydra) is a minor southern constellation. ... Categories: Astronomy stubs | Modern constellations | Constellations ... Lacerta, being Latin for Lizard, is one of the 88 official constellations acknowledged by the International Astronomical Union. ... Leo (Latin for lion) is a constellation of the zodiac. ... Leo Minor (Latin for Small Lion) is a rather dim constellation that can - barely - be recognized as a triangle and lies between the easily discerned constellations Ursa Major and Leo. ... Lepus (Latin for Hare) is a constellation, lying just south of Orion, and possibly representing a hare being chased by him. ... Libra (♎, and Latin for balance) is a constellation of the zodiac. ... Lupus (Latin for Wolf) is a southern constellation. ... Lynx is a constellation of the northern hemisphere, introduced in the 17th century by Johannes Hevelius. ... The constellation Lyra (Latin for Lyre) already formed part of Ptolemys list of 48 constellations and is also one of the 88 modern constellations approved by the IAU. Lyra is not very big but still easy to find because its principal star, Vega, is also a vertex of the... Mensa (Latin for Table) is a southern constellation which was first introduced by Nicolas Louis de Lacaille under the name Mons Mensae (Latin for table mountain). ... Categories: Astronomy stubs | Modern constellations | Constellations ... Monoceros (Latin for Unicorn) is a faint constellation on the winter night sky, surrounded by Orion to the west, Gemini to the north, Canis Major to the south and Hydra to the east. ... Musca (Latin for Fly) is one of the minor southern constellations. ... Norma (Latin for Normal, i. ... Categories: Astronomy stubs | Modern constellations | Constellations ... Ophiuchus (known as the serpent holder) is one of the 88 constellations, and was also one of the 48 listed by Ptolemy. ... Orion, a constellation often referred to as The Hunter, is a prominent constellation, perhaps the best-known in the sky. ... Categories: Astronomy stubs | Modern constellations | Constellations | Pavo constellation ... Pegasus is a northern constellation, named after the mythological Pegasus. ... Perseus is a northern constellation, named after the Greek hero who slew the monster Medusa. ... Categories: Astronomy stubs | Modern constellations | Constellations ... Pictor, being Latin for easel, is one of the minor southern (declination -50 to -60) constellations. ... Pisces (♓, Latin for fish (plural)) is a zodiac constellation which lies between Aquarius to the west and Aries to the east. ... Categories: Astronomy stubs | Constellations listed by Ptolemy | Modern constellations | Constellations | Piscis Austrinus constellation ... Categories: Astronomy stubs | Modern constellations | Constellations | Puppis constellation | Argo Navis constellation ... Categories: Astronomy stubs | Modern constellations | Constellations | Pyxis constellation | Argo Navis constellation ... Reticulum (Latin for reticle), is one of the minor southern (declination -60 degrees) constellations. ... Sagitta, being Latin for Arrow, is the third-smallest of all constellations (only Equuleus and Crux are smaller). ... Sagittarius (♐, and Latin for Archer) is a constellation of the zodiac, commonly depicted as a centaur drawing a bow. ... Scorpius (♏, and Latin for scorpion) is one of the constellations of the zodiac. ... Categories: Astronomy stubs | Modern constellations | Constellations | Sculptor constellation ... Scutum (Latin for shield) is a small constellation. ... Serpens (the snake) is one of the 88 modern constellations, and was also one of the 48 listed by Ptolemy. ... For the Ancient Roman coin denomination, see sextans (coin). ... Taurus (♉) is one of the constellations of the zodiac, and its name is Latin for Bull. ... Telescopium - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Triangulum is a small northern constellation whose three brightest stars, of third and fourth magnitude, form an elongated triangle. ... Categories: Astronomy stubs | Modern constellations | Constellations ... Ursa Major is a constellation visible throughout the year in the northern hemisphere. ... Ursa Minor is a constellation in the northern sky, the name of which means Small Bearin Latin. ... Categories: Astronomy stubs | Modern constellations | Constellations | Vela constellation | Argo Navis constellation ... See VIRGO (physics) for a French-Italian project in physics. ... Categories: Astronomy stubs | Modern constellations | Constellations | Volans constellation ... Vulpecula, being Latin for Fox, is a faint northern constellation located in the middle of the Summer Triangle, an asterism consisting of the stars Deneb, Vega and Altair. ...

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Triangulum Australe, mythology, history, characteristics and observations by telescope (364 words)
The constellation of the austral triangle or Triangulum Australe was designed by the Dutch navigator Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederik de Houtman at the end of century XVI, does not have therefore, mythology.
Triangulum Australe, or the austral triangle (TrA) is a small austral constellation located in the parallel of 70ยบ of South, observable latitude solely in the South hemisphere during great part of the year and not in the north where I write these lines to you.
Triangulum Australe limits the north with the constellation of Norma, to the east with Circinus, the south with Apus and the west with Ara.
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