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Chamaeleon
Constellation
Abbreviation Cha
Genitive Chamaeleontis
Pronunciation genitive
Symbolism the Chameleon
Right ascension 07h 26m 36.5075s–13h 56m 26.6661s
Declination -75.2899170°–-83.1200714°
Area 132 sq. deg. (79th)
Main stars 3
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
16
Stars with planets 1
Stars brighter than 3.00m 0
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 0
Brightest star α Cha (4.05m)
Nearest star α Cha
(63.45 ly, 19.45 pc)
Messier objects 0
Meteor showers None
Bordering
constellations
Musca
Carina
Volans
Mensa
Octans
Apus
Visible at latitudes between +0° and −90°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of April.

Chamaeleon is a constellation in the southern sky.

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