Triangulum Australe Constellation Myths and Facts
Triangulum Australe: The Southern Triangle
Triangulum Australe as depicted by Johannes Hevelius in his Firmamentum Sobiescianum sive Uranographia (1687). Source image provided by www.RareMaps.com — Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps Inc.
|Triangulum Australe Constellation Profile
||Genitive: Trianguli Australis
||Origin: Keyser/de Houtman
|Location: Southern Hemisphere
||Size/Area: 110 sq. deg.
||Size Rank: 83
|On Meridian: 9pm July 5th
||Best View (North):
||Best View (South):
|Bordering Constellations: Apus, Ara, Norma, Circinus
The Myth Behind the Constellation Triangulum Australe
Triangulum Australe, “The Southern Triangle” was a creation of Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman, late sixteenth century navigators. This is the only one of the constellations they invented that was an inanimate object.
Triangulum Australe Constellation Points of Interest
Interesting stars and objects.
Bright Stars in Triangulum Australe
These are the stars in Triangulum Australe with a minimum magnitude of 3.0.
||Alpha Trianguli Australis
|Beta Trianguli Australis
||Beta Trianguli Australis
|Gamma Trianguli Australis
||Gamma Trianguli Australis