Musca(redirected from Musca autumnalis)
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Related to Musca autumnalis: Musca domestica, Haematobia irritans, Stomoxys calcitrans
Musca(mus -kă) (Fly) A small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Crux, lying in the Milky Way, the brightest stars being of 2nd and 3rd magnitude. It contains the 7th-magnitude globular clusters NGC 4833 and NGC 4372. Abbrev.: Mus; genitive form: Muscae; approx. position: RA 13h, dec –70°; area: 138 sq deg.
A southern constellation, right ascension 12 hours, declination 70°S. Also known as Fly.