Triangulum Australe (Pronounciation:Try-ang-u-lum Ore-strale, Abbrev:TrA, Latin:Trianguli Australis) is a constellation, one of 88 constellations that the night sky is divided into. The sky is not divided up equally between the constellations. Triangulum Australe takes up 109.978 sq. degrees of the night sky which equates to 0.27% of the night sky. The constellation gets its name as it name means The Southern Triangle . It was not one of the original constellations that had been devised by Ptolemy, instead it was created by Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman years later.
Triangulum Australe is a southern hemispheric constellation which means it can't be seen easily or at all from the northern hemisphere. The brightest star in Triangulum Australe is Atria. There are 2 Extrasolar Planets (Exoplanets) in this constellation that are detailed on this site.
There is no Greek Legend behind this constellation. It was created by Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman to fill in the voids in the astronomical charts.There are no major meteor showers that radiate from within this constellation.
|Is a Zodiac Sign||No|
|Area||109.978 sq. deg.|
|Percentage of Night Sky||0.27%|
|Site Exoplanet Count||2|
|Meteor Shower Count||0|
|Bordering / Neighbouring / Surrounding Constellations||Norma|
The map was generated using Night Vision, an awesome free application by Brian Simpson.
|Star||Distance (Lt. Yrs.)||Exoplanet Count||Declination||Right Ascension|
|HD 147018||140.10||2||-61d 41` 16.8||16h 23m 00.37|
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|
|Atria||390.61||-69d 01` 39.5||16h 48m 39.87|
|Betria||40.37||-63d 25` 47.1||15h 55m 08.81|
|Delta Trianguli Australis||607.38||-63d 41` 08.3||16h 15m 26.27|
|Epsilon Trianguli Australis||201.71||-66d 19` 00.9||15h 36m 43.19|
|Eta Trianguli Australis||661.59||-68d 17` 45.9||16h 41m 23.13|
|Gatria||183.86||-68d 40` 46.1||15h 18m 54.69|
|Iota Trianguli Australis||126.57||-64d 03` 28.8||16h 27m 57.27|
|Kappa Trianguli Australis||1208.01||-68d 36` 10.8||15h 55m 29.61|
|LP Trianguli Australis||696.93||-67d 06` 34.8||16h 46m 40.01|
|LX Trianguli Australis||682.35||-64d 31` 53.2||15h 27m 33.10|
|MX Trianguli Australis||787.83||-69d 16` 05.3||16h 59m 33.98|
|R Trianguli Australis||3507.13||-66d 29` 45.7||15h 19m 45.72|
|S Trianguli Australis||1387.93||-63d 46` 35.5||16h 01m 10.72|
|Theta Trianguli Australis||342.25||-65d 29` 43.2||16h 35m 44.77|
|U Trianguli Australis||3136.19||-62d 54` 38.0||16h 07m 19.01|
|X Trianguli Australis||1173.25||-70d 04` 46.0||15h 14m 19.17|
|Zeta Trianguli Australis||39.52||-70d 05` 04.8||16h 28m 27.80|