Antlia (Pronounciation:Ant-le-ah, Abbrev:Ant, Latin:Antliae) is a constellation, one of 88 constellations that the night sky is divided into. The sky is not divided up equally between the constellations. Antlia takes up 238.901 sq. degrees of the night sky which equates to 0.58% of the night sky. The constellation gets its name as it name means Air Pump . It was not one of the original constellations that had been devised by Ptolemy, instead it was created by Abbé Nicolas Louis de Lacaille years later.
Antlia is a southern hemispheric constellation which means it can't be seen easily or at all from the northern hemisphere. The brightest star in Antlia is Alpha Antliae. There are 1 Extrasolar Planets (Exoplanets) in this constellation that are detailed on this site.
There is no Greek Legend behind this constellation. Antlia, the Air Pump is not an old constellation that was created by Ptolmey but one created by Abbe Nicolas Louis de Lacaille.There are no major meteor showers that radiate from within this constellation.
|Is a Zodiac Sign||No|
|Brightest Star||Alpha Antliae|
|Area||238.901 sq. deg.|
|Percentage of Night Sky||0.58%|
|Site Exoplanet Count||1|
|Meteor Shower Count||4|
|Bordering / Neighbouring / Surrounding Constellations||Hydra|
The map was generated using Night Vision, an awesome free application by Brian Simpson.
|Star||Distance (Lt. Yrs.)||Exoplanet Count||Declination||Right Ascension|
|HD 93083||90.85||1||-33d 34` 36.0||10h 44m 20.98|
As there's so many stars in the cosmos, not all the stars are listed here. The site has lots of stars not listed so if your star isn't listed and you know the Henry Draper or Hipparcos ID, type https://www.universeguide.com/star/ then followed by the HIPNNNNNN or HDNNNN where NNNNN is the number part of the name. The stars that I do list have either a traditional name, a bayer or other classification name.
|Star||Distance (Lt. Yrs.)||Declination||Right Ascension|
|Alpha Antliae||366.06||-31d 04` 04.1||10h 27m 09.16|
|BF Antliae||518.54||-27d 28` 30.8||09h 56m 54.14|
|Delta Antliae||434.31||-30d 36` 25.5||10h 29m 35.40|
|Epsilon Antliae||710.60||-35d 57` 04.9||09h 29m 14.74|
|Eta Antliae||108.65||-35d 53` 27.4||09h 58m 52.34|
|HR 3830||311.52||-25d 17` 48.7||09h 37m 00.25|
|HR 3833||279.73||-32d 10` 43.0||09h 37m 09.87|
|HR 4049||2651.73||-28d 59` 31.3||10h 18m 07.60|
|Iota Antliae||190.07||-37d 08` 14.9||10h 56m 43.00|
|S Antliae||275.48||-28d 37` 40.4||09h 32m 18.45|
|Theta Antliae||339.40||-27d 46` 10.4||09h 44m 12.13|
|U Antliae||874.43||-39d 33` 45.3||10h 35m 12.88|
|Zeta1 Antliae||405.68||-31d 53` 21.0||09h 30m 46.08|
|Zeta2 Antliae||383.72||-31d 52` 18.6||09h 31m 32.19|