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Telescopium Constellation
Constellation Telescopium the Telescope

Telescopium, the Telescope (Tel)  

(tell-uh-SCOPE-ee-um)


The constellation of Telescopium, the Telescope, is best viewed in Summer during the month of August. It's brightest star is Alpha Telescopii at magnitude 3.49. The boundary of the Telescopium constellation contains 1 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. tell-uh-SCOPE-ee-um
      1. Meaning:
      2. Telescope
      1. Genitive:
      2. Telescopii
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Tel
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. LaCaille
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ4
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. August
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 19h 15m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -51° 28'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Alpha Telescopii  (3.49m)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 1

    * 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).