Constellation Info

Abbr: Cir

Genitive: Circini

Size: 85 of 88

RA: 15 hours

Evening culmination (9 pm): June

Midnight Culmination: April, May

Decl: -60 degrees

Entirely visible from: S of 20° latitude

Partially visible from: between 20° and 36° latitude

Not visible at all from: N of 36° latitude


Bordering constellations:

Constellation - Names

Arabic: البيكار

Chinese: 圓規座

English: Drafting Compass

French: Compas

German: Zirkel

Greek: Διαβήτης

Hebrew: מחוגה

Italian: Compasso

Latin: Circinus

Russian: Циркуль

Spanish: Compás

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