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Caelum Constellation
Constellation Caelum the Chisel Star Map

Caelum, the Chisel (Cae)


The Southern constellation of Caelum, the Chisel, is best viewed in Winter during the month of January. It's brightest star is Alpha Caeli at magnitude 4.45. The boundary of the Caelum constellation contains 1 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. SEE-lum
      1. Meaning:
      2. Chisel
      1. Genitive:
      2. Cali
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Cae
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. LaCaille
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ1
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. January
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 4h 43m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -38° 10'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Alpha Caeli  (4.45)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 1

    Brightest Stars in Caelum

    The 10 brightest stars in the constellation Caelum by magnitude.

        1. Star
        2. Magnitude
        3. Spectral class

      Galaxies in Caelum

      The most notable, famous, and easy-to-find galaxies in the constellation Caelum. Also see all galaxies.

          1. Galaxy name
          2. Alt name
          3. Galaxy type

        * Constellation shown for northen hemisphere skies. For the southern hemisphere, constellations appear rotated 180 degrees (upside-down and left-right reversed) from what is shown. Remember that seasons are reversed too - summer in northern latitudes is winter in southern latitudes.

        ** Circumpolar constellations are visible year-round in the hemisphere listed (and not at all in the opposite hemisphere).