Horologium (constellation) facts for kids

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Horologium
Constellation
Abbreviation Hor
Genitive Horologii
Pronunciation /ˌhɒrˈlɒiəm/,
genitive /ˌhɒrˈlɒi/
Symbolism the Pendulum Clock
Right ascension 3
Declination −60
Quadrant SQ1
Area 249 sq. deg. (58th)
Main stars 6
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
10
Stars with planets 2
Stars brighter than 3.00m 0
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 1
Brightest star α Hor (3.85m)
Nearest star GJ 1061
(11.99 ly, 3.66 pc)
Messier objects none
Meteor showers ?????
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Bordering
constellations
Eridanus
Hydrus
Reticulum
Dorado
Caelum
Visible at latitudes between +30° and −90°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of December.

Horologium is a constellation in the southern sky.


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