Constellation Info

Abbr: Vel

Genitive: Velorum

Size: 32 of 88

RA: 10 hours

Evening culmination (9 pm): March, April

Midnight Culmination: February

Decl: -45 degrees

Entirely visible from: S of 33° latitude

Partially visible from: between 33° and 53° latitude

Not visible at all from: N of 53° latitude


Bordering constellations:

Constellation - Names

Arabic: الشجاع

Chinese: 船帆座

English: Sail of Argo Navis

French: Voiles

German: Segel

Greek: Ιστία

Hebrew: מפרש

Italian: Vela

Latin: Vela

Russian: Паруса

Spanish: Vela, Velamen

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