The telescope ( Latin Telescopium , Tel ) is the dim constellation of the southern hemisphere of the sky. It occupies an area of 251.5 square degrees in the sky, contains 50 stars visible to the naked eye.
(to the genus. n .: Telescopii )
|Right ascension||from 18 h 00 m to 20 h 20 m|
|Declination||−57 ° to −45 ° 30 ′|
|Square||252 sq. M. degrees|
( 57 place )
|The brightest stars|
( value <3 m )
not; the brightest
|The constellation is visible in latitudes from + 33 ° to −90 °.|
The constellation in Russia is partially observed only in its southernmost regions, south of latitude + 44 ° 30 ′. The visibility period is extremely limited. Full visibility at latitudes south of + 33 °. Lies south of Sagittarius and the South Crown.
New constellation. Not related to legends. Introduced by Nicola Louis de Lacaille in 1756 , the Latin name was proposed in 1763 . Lacaille dedicated the constellation to a specific instrument - the Cassini air telescope .
Telescope constellation stars list