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Caelum Constellation
Constellation Caelum the Chisel Star Map

Caelum, the Chisel (Cae)


The Southern constellation of Caelum, the Chisel, is best viewed in Winter during the month of January. It's brightest star is Alpha Caeli at magnitude 4.45. The boundary of the Caelum constellation contains 1 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. SEE-lum
      1. Meaning:
      2. Chisel
      1. Genitive:
      2. Cali
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Cae
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. LaCaille
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ1
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. January
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 4h 43m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -38° 10'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Alpha Caeli  (4.45)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 1

    Brightest Stars in Caelum

    The 10 brightest stars in the constellation Caelum by magnitude.

        1. Star
        2. Magnitude
        3. Spectral class

      Galaxies in Caelum

      The most notable, famous, and easy-to-find galaxies in the constellation Caelum. Also see all galaxies.

          1. Galaxy name
          2. Alt name
          3. Galaxy type

        * 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).