Microscopium

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Microscopium

(mÿ-krŏ-skoh -pee-˘m) (Microscope) A small inconspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near Sagittarius, the brightest star being of 4th magnitude. Abbrev.: Mic; genitive form: Microscopii; approx. position: RA 21h, dec –35°; area: 210 sq deg.