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Indus

Quick Facts

Name:Indus
IN-duss
Meaning:Indian
Abbreviation:Ind
Genitive:Indi
Visible in Latitudes:25° thru -90°
Viewing Season:Summer
Best Seen In:September, 9:00 pm
Transit Date:July 31
Right Ascension:21.19 hours
Declination:-53.4 degrees
Area:294.006 sq. degrees

Star Diagram

Star Diagram: Indus

About Indus

Indus, to honor the American Indian, was named by Johann Bayer in 1603, in his book Uranometria.

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