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Caelum

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Name:Caelum
SEE-lum
Meaning:Chisel
Abbreviation:Cae
Genitive:Caeli
Visible in Latitudes:40° thru -90°
Viewing Season:Winter
Best Seen In:January, 9:00 pm
Transit Date:December 1
Right Ascension:4.72 hours
Declination:-39.2 degrees
Area:124.865 sq. degrees

Star Diagram

Star Diagram: Caelum

About Caelum

Caelum, the Sculptor's Chisel, was named by Abbé Nicolas Louis de Lacaille during his stay at the Cape of Good Hope between 1751 and 1752.

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