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How many stars does Columba have?

Last Updated: 3rd April, 2020

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The constellation Columba contains seven main stars that makes up its shape. Let's explore them further. Phact (Alpha Columbae) shines the brightest in the Columba constellation (which will be discussed later in detail).

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Furthermore, when can I see Columba constellation?

The constellation Columba, the dove, is located in the southern hemisphere of the sky. it is best seen in northern latitudes during February. It is visible at latitude between 45 degrees and -90 degrees.

Secondly, how old is Canis Major? Around 15 light-years in diameter, it is located 3700 light-years away from Earth, and has been dated to around 2.2 billion years old. NGC 2362 is a small, compact open cluster, 5200 light-years from Earth. It contains about 60 stars, of which Tau Canis Majoris is the brightest member.

Then, how many stars does the constellation Crater have?

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What type of star is Beta Columbae?

Beta Columbae (aka. Wezn) is the second brightest star in the constellation, a giant K1-type star located 86 light years from Earth. It's name is derived from the Arabic word Al-Wazen, which means “the weight”.

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