Triangulum Australe


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Triangulum Australe

(aws-tray -lee) (Southern Triangle) A small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Crux, lying partly in the Milky Way. The brightest stars are the 1.9-magnitude orange giant Atria (α TrA) and 2nd-magnitude Beta (β) and Gamma (γ), which form a triangle. The area contains several Cepheid variables, such as R and S TrA and the bright open cluster NGC 6025. Abbrev.: TrA; genitive form: Trianguli Australis; approx. position: RA 16h, dec –65°; area: 110 sq deg.

Triangulum Australe

 

(Southern Triangle), a constellation of the southern hemisphere. Its brightest star has a visual magnitude of 1.9. Triangulum Australe is not visible in the USSR. (SeeSTELLAR SKY.)

Triangulum Australe

[trī′aŋ·gyə·ləm ȯ′strä·lē]
(astronomy)
A southern constellation, right ascension 16 hours, declination 65°S. Also known as Southern Triangle.
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Triangulum Australe is situated between Ara, Apus and Centaurus.
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The gas tail is located in the southern hemisphere near a constellation called Triangulum Australe, in a giant cluster of galaxies called Abell 3627.