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Triangulum Australe Constellation

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.

Triangulum Australe Facts


NameTriangulum Australe
AbbreviationTrA
Is a Zodiac Sign No
Brightest StarAtria
Area109.978 sq. deg.
Percentage of Night Sky0.27%
Size Position83rd
Hemisphere Southern
Site Exoplanet Count2
Meteor Shower Count0
Bordering / Neighbouring / Surrounding ConstellationsNorma
Circinus
Apus
Ara

Triangulum Australe Constellation Map


Triangulum Australe Constellation Star Map

The map was generated using Night Vision, an awesome free application by Brian Simpson.

List of Stars with Exoplanets in Triangulum Australe


StarDistance (Lt. Yrs.)Exoplanet CountDeclinationRight Ascension
HD 147018140.102-61d 41` 16.816h 23m 00.37

List of Named Stars in Triangulum Australe without Extrasolar Planets

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.

StarDistance (Lt. Yrs.)DeclinationRight Ascension
Atria390.61-69d 01` 39.516h 48m 39.87
Betria40.37-63d 25` 47.115h 55m 08.81
Delta Trianguli Australis607.38-63d 41` 08.316h 15m 26.27
Epsilon Trianguli Australis201.71-66d 19` 00.915h 36m 43.19
Eta Trianguli Australis661.59-68d 17` 45.916h 41m 23.13
Gatria183.86-68d 40` 46.115h 18m 54.69
Iota Trianguli Australis126.57-64d 03` 28.816h 27m 57.27
Kappa Trianguli Australis1208.01-68d 36` 10.815h 55m 29.61
LP Trianguli Australis696.93-67d 06` 34.816h 46m 40.01
LX Trianguli Australis682.35-64d 31` 53.215h 27m 33.10
MX Trianguli Australis787.83-69d 16` 05.316h 59m 33.98
R Trianguli Australis3507.13-66d 29` 45.715h 19m 45.72
S Trianguli Australis1387.93-63d 46` 35.516h 01m 10.72
Theta Trianguli Australis342.25-65d 29` 43.216h 35m 44.77
U Trianguli Australis3136.19-62d 54` 38.016h 07m 19.01
X Trianguli Australis1173.25-70d 04` 46.015h 14m 19.17
Zeta Trianguli Australis39.52-70d 05` 04.816h 28m 27.80



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