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Telescopium
Constellation
Abbreviation Tel
Genitive Telescopii
Pronunciation /ˌtɛlˈskɒpiəm/,
genitive /ˌtɛlˈskɒpi./
Symbolism the Telescope
Right ascension 19
Declination −50
Quadrant SQ4
Area 252 sq. deg. (57th)
Main stars 2
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
13
Stars with planets 0
Stars brighter than 3.00m 0
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 2
Brightest star α Tel (3.49m)
Nearest star Gliese 754
(19.35 ly, 5.93 pc)
Messier objects none
Bordering
constellations
Ara
Corona Australis
Indus
Microscopium (corner)
Pavo
Sagittarius
Visible at latitudes between +40° and −90°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of August.

Telescopium is a constellation in the southern sky.

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