Indus, “The Indian”, is a late sixteenth-century creation of Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman, two Dutch navigators who observed the southern skies during expeditions to the East Indies. It was named for the Native Americans that European explorers encountered on their travels.
Indus Constellation Points of Interest
Interesting stars and objects.
Bright Stars in Indus
There are no stars in Indus with a magnitude of 3.0 or brighter.