Ind - Indus the American Indian

Intro and Visual description

Very dim.

Special Stars

Epsilon-Indi is a very close red dwarf, and therefore the faintest star visible to the unaided eye. 11.3 LY.

Origin and History

One of the eleven southern constellations created by Pieter Dirksz Keyser and Frederick de Houtman in 1596. These were published in Plate Aaa of Johann Bayer, Uranographia (1603).