Telescopium(redirected from Telescopium constellation)
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Telescopium(tel-ĕ-skoh -pee-ŭm) (Telescope) An inconspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near Scorpius, the brightest stars being of 3rd and 4th magnitude. Abbrev.: Tel; genitive form: Telescopii; approx. position: RA 19.5h, dec –50°; area: 252 sq deg.
a constellation in the southern sky. The brightest star in Telescopium has a visual stellar magnitude of 3.5. The most favorable conditions for observing the constellation occur in July and August. Telescopium is partially visible in southern regions of the USSR.