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Tucana Constellation
Constellation Tucana the Toucan Star Map

Tucana, the Toucan (Tuc)


The constellation of Tucana, the Toucan, is best viewed in Fall during the month of November. It's brightest star is Alpha Tucanae at magnitude 2.87. The boundary of the Tucana constellation contains 9 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. too-KAY-nuh
      1. Meaning:
      2. Toucan
      1. Genitive:
      2. Tucanae
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Tuc
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Bayer
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ4
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. November
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 23h 50m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -64° 56'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Alpha Tucanae  (2.87)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 9
      1. X-ray stars:
      2. 2 (binary) stars

    Star Clusters in Tucana

    The most notable, famous, and easy-to-find star clusters in the constellation Tucana :

        1. Star cluster
        2. Catalog #
        3. Cluster type

      Galaxies in Tucana

      The most notable, famous, and easy-to-find galaxies in the constellation Tucana:

          1. Galaxy name
          2. Catalog #
          3. Galaxy type

        Exoplanets in Tucana

        These are the most notable named exoplanet systems known in the constellation Tucana. Bear in mind that we will likely discover billions of exoplanets in the years to come.

            1. Host star name
            2. Exoplanet name

          * For southern latitudes, flip the season listed. For example, if a constellation is listed as best viewed in the summer in the month of July, in the southern hemisphere the constellation would be best viewed in the winter in January and would be upside-down.

          ** Circumpolar constellations are visible year-round in the hemisphere listed (and not at all in the opposite).