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Norma

Quick Facts

Name:Norma
NOR-mah
Meaning:Level
Abbreviation:Nor
Genitive:Normae
Visible in Latitudes:30° thru -90°
Viewing Season:Spring
Best Seen In:July, 9:00 pm
Transit Date:May 26
Right Ascension:16.05 hours
Declination:-52.0 degrees
Area:165.290 sq. degrees

Star Diagram

Star Diagram: Norma

About Norma

Norma, the Level, was named by Abbé Nicolas Louis de Lacaille during his stay at the Cape of Good Hope between 1751 and 1752. The original name was "Norma et Regula" (the level and the square).

Neighboring Constellations

AraScorpius
CircinusTriangulum Australe
Lupus
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