Abbreviation: Â Tel
English Name: Â The Telescope
Hemisphere:Â Â Southern Hemisphere
Location:Â Between the constellations of Indus and Ara.
Visible between latitudes: Â +30 and -90 degrees
Best season: Summer
Seen in three seasons:Â Spring, Summer, and Autumn.
Best seen in:Â July to August
Seen between:Â June and September
Right Ascension (RA):Â 19 hour
Declination (DEC):Â -50 degrees
Area (square degrees): Â 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 Â – Â Globular Cluster; fairly concentrated (Magnitude: +9.2), readily detached with 4-inch telescope.
- Telescopii Â (Magnitude: +3.5)
- Photo of the constellation;Â Telescopium, as it appears to the naked eye. (Lines have been added for clarity.)
- Sky Chart Â – Â Telescopium
- List of stars inÂ Telescopium.
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