Antlia


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Antlia

(ant -lee-ă) (Air Pump; Pump) A small inconspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near Centaurus, the brightest stars being of 4th magnitude. Abbrev.: Ant; genitive form: Antliae; approx. position: RA 10h, dec –35°; area: 239 sq deg.

Antlia

[′ant·lē·ə]
(astronomy)
A constellation with a right ascension of 10 hours and declination of 35°S. Abbreviated Ant. Also known as Air Pump.
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The astronomers say the Antlia Galaxy may tell them how the Local Group formed and evolved over time.
One of the few open clusters in Antlia, ESO 435SC09, can be found if one draws an imaginary triangle between NGC 2997 and the magnitude 4.
NGC 3175, one of the most outstanding spindles in appearance, is situated in the far eastern part of Antlia, 1.
Moving into the real deep world of galaxies, Abell S0636, also known as the Antlia galaxy cluster, is situated in the south-eastern part of the constellation.
8 degrees north-west of iota Antliae, is yet another galaxy grouping which is also part of the Antlia group of galaxies: NGC 3347, situated towards the northern brink of a galaxy trio.
The Antlia Dwarf Galaxy is situated virtually on the border with Hydra.
Constellations Day Constella Day Constellation 03 Pyxis 22 Antlia 09 Hydra 24 Leo Minor 11 Vela 28 Chameleon 21 Sextans Date of midnight culmination.
Constellations Day Constellation Day Constellation 03 Pyxis 22 Antlia 09 Hydra 24 Leo Minor 11 Vela 28 Chameleon 21 Sextans Date of midnight culmination.