Tucana, “The Toucan”, is one of the inventions of Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman, two Dutch navigators who observed the southern skies at the end of the sixteenth century. Responsible for creating 12 southern constellations, Tucana is another of the duos designs that was based on wildlife. It represents the South American bird with the large, colorful bill.
Tucana Constellation Points of Interest
Interesting stars and objects.
Bright Stars in Tucana
These are the stars in Tucana with a minimum magnitude of 3.0.