CONSTELLATION OF CAPRICORN
Meaning: Goat or Sea-goat
Right Ascension: 21h
Area (Degrees squared): 414
Stars with known planets: 1
Bordering Constellations: Aquarius, Aquila, Sagittarius,
Microscopium, Pisces Austrinus
Visible at latitudes between +60º and -90º and best at 21.00h during September. In the northern hemisphere, the constellation of Capricorn is considered a
summer constellation and is visible from July to December depending on the time of night.
Capricorn is one of the thirteen zodiacal constellations located between Aquarius and Sagittarius.
Deep Sky Objects:
M30 - a Globular Cluster.
NGC 7103 - Galaxy Group, magnitude 15.00.
NGC 6907 - a wide Spiral Galaxy, magnitude 11.30.
Numbered Stars with Magnitudes:
1. +2.85 - Deneb Algadi
2. +3.65 - Nashira