Constellation Info

Abbr: Pyx

Genitive: Pyxidis

Size: 65 of 88

RA: 9 hours

Evening culmination (9 pm): March

Midnight Culmination: February

Decl: -30 degrees

Entirely visible from: S of 53° latitude

Partially visible from: between 53° and 73° latitude

Not visible at all from: N of 73° latitude


Bordering constellations:

Constellation - Names

Arabic: بيت الإبرة

Chinese: 羅盤座

English: Mariner's Compass of Argo Navis

French: Boussole

German: Schiffs-kompass

Greek: Πυξίς

Hebrew: מצפן

Italian: Bussola

Latin: Pyxis

Russian: Компас

Spanish: Brújula

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