English Name: The Telescope
Hemisphere: Southern Hemisphere
Location: Between the constellations of Indus and Ara.
Visible between latitudes: +30 and -90 degrees
Best season: Summer
Seen in three seasons: Spring, Summer, and Autumn.
Best seen in: July to August
Seen between: June and September
Right Ascension (RA): 19 hour
Declination (DEC): -50 degrees
Area (square degrees): 252 (57th)
Telescopium (The Telescope)
- Lack or nearly touching Milky-Way, there is just one globular cluster and no open clusters or diffuse nebulae but there are numerous of galaxies but only one is bright.
- No Messier objects in Telescopium.
Features of Interest
- NGC 6584 – Globular Cluster; fairly concentrated (Magnitude: +9.2), readily detached with 4-inch telescope.
- Telescopii (Magnitude: +3.5)
- Photo of the constellation; Telescopium, as it appears to the naked eye. (Lines have been added for clarity.)
- Sky Chart – Telescopium
- List of stars in Telescopium.
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