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.
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Woodgate notes that the finding doesn't preclude the possibility that electron beams also carry some of the energy unleashed by magnetic activity But the observations hint that protons serve as the dominant energy carrier in AU Microscopium - and perhaps in other stars, including the sun.
Their orbital inclinations are 15[degrees] and 11[degrees], respectively, which is why Ceres crosses such non-zodiacal constellations as Piscis Austrinus and Microscopium.
Deep Sky Worth Viewing (Binoculars or telescope) Object Type Con Object Type Con Lagoon Nebula BrtN Sgr M2 Glcl Aqr Helix Nebula Plnb Aqr M7 OpCl Sco Full details on pages 82 to 84 Constellations Day Constellation 04 Microscopium 05 Capricorn 09 Equuleus 13 Indus 25 Piscis Austrinus 26 Aquarius 28 Lacerta 29 Grus Date of midnight culmination.
His constellations read like a Who's Not Who list of the southern sky: Antlia Pneumatica, the Air Pump; Caelum, the Engraving Tool; Circinus, the Geometer's Compasses; Fornax Chemica, the Chemist's Furnace; Horologium Oscillatorium, the Pendulum Clock; Mons Mensae, Table Mountain, which overlooked Lacaille's observatory; Microscopium, the Microscope; Norma et Regula, the Level and Square; Octans, the Octant; Pictor, the Painter's Easel; Pyxis Nautica, the Ship's Compass; Reticulum Rhomboidalis, the eyepiece reticle with which Lacaille measured star positions; Sculptor, the Sculptor's workshops; and Telescopium, the Telescope.
Microscopium is west-southwest of Piscis Austrinus, the well-known home of Fomalhaut, the solitary white star that lights a relatively featureless autumn sky.
The Three Brightest Red Dwarfs Distance Name Constellation (light-years) Spectral type Lacaille 8760 Microscopium 12.
Then I turned to the southern constellations peeking over the horizon, picking out the stars of Grus, Phoenix, and Microscopium.
Constellations Day Constellation Day Constellation 04 Microscopium 25 Piscis Austrinus 05 Capricorn 26 Aquarius 09 Equuleus 28 Lacerta 13 Indus 29 Grus Date of midnight culmination.
This is the dark realm of Microscopium (and a little-known part of Sagittarius).
Woodgate (NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center) and his colleagues turned the Hubble Space Telescope toward the flare star AU Microscopium.
Woodgate's team monitored AU Microscopium with Hubble's Goddard High Resolution Spectrograph, recording spectra at the rate of once every 0.