Pavo (constellation)

constellation in the southern celestial hemisphere

Pavo is a constellation in the southern sky.

Pavo
Constellation
Pavo
AbbreviationPav
GenitivePavonis
Pronunciation/ˈpv/,
genitive /pəˈvnɪs/
Symbolismthe Peacock
Right ascension 18h 10.4m to  21h 32.4m[1]
Declination−56.59° to −74.98°[1]
QuadrantSQ4
Area378 sq. deg. (44th)
Main stars7
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
24
Stars with planets6
Stars brighter than 3.00m1
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)4
Brightest starα Pav (Peacock) (1.91m)
Messier objects0
Meteor showersDelta Pavonids
August Pavonids
Bordering
constellations
Octans
Apus
Ara
Telescopium
Indus
Visible at latitudes between +30° and −90°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of August.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Pavo, constellation boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 23 August 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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