Abbreviation: Â Nor
English Name: Â The Square Level
Genitive:Â (No Labelled.)
Hemisphere:Â SouthernÂ Hemisphere.
Location:Â Between the constellations of Chamaeleon and Crux.
Visible between latitudes: Â +10 and -90 degrees
Best season: Summer
Seen in three seasons:Â Spring, Summer and Winter.
Best seen in:Â June
Seen between:Â Only June.
Right Ascension (RA):Â 16 hour
Declination (DEC):Â -50 degrees
Area (square degrees): Â 165Â (74th)
Norma (The Square Level)
- It’s a small constellation, Norma which has no alpha or Beta star; its brightest star, Normae, is only ofÂ magnitudeÂ +4.0.
- It lies in Milky-Way and presents Â good fields for binoculars, with number of Open Clusters.
- No Messier objects in Norma.
Features of Interest
- NGCÂ 6067 Â – Â This is a small Open Cluster; large binoculars or a telescope reveal some 100+ stars within a stunning field. (Magnitude: +5.6)
- NGC 6087 Â – Â This is another of Norma’s striking Open Cluster. (Magnitude: +5.4)
- No Labelled.
- Photo of the constellation;Â Norma, as it appears to the naked eye. (Lines have been added for clarity.)
- Sky Chart Â – Â Norma
- List of stars in Norma.
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