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Tucana Constellation
Constellation Tucana the Toucan Star Map

Tucana, the Toucan (Tuc)


The Southern 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

    Brightest Stars in Tucana

    The 10 brightest stars in the constellation Tucana by magnitude.

        1. Star
        2. Magnitude
        3. Spectral class

      Star Clusters in Tucana

      The most notable and easy-to-find star clusters in the constellation Tucana . Also see all star clusters.

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

        Galaxies in Tucana

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

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

          Milky Way Satellites in Tucana

          Dwarf satellite galaxies that orbit the Milky Way Galaxy located in the constellation Tucana. Also see all Milky Way satellite galaxies.

              1. Galaxy name
              2. Alt name
              3. Magnitude
              1. Small Magellanic Cloud
              2. 2.7
              1. Tucana II
              1. Tucana IV
              1. Tucana III
              1. Tucana V

            * Constellation shown for northen hemisphere skies. For the southern hemisphere, constellations appear rotated 180 degrees (upside-down and left-right reversed) from what is shown. Remember that seasons are reversed too - summer in northern latitudes is winter in southern latitudes.

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