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Southern WinterThe Eighty-eight Constellations

12. Objects Visible Only in Southern Hemisphere (dec<=-60)

The dominant constellation in this region is Crux, the Southern Cross; and the brightest stars are RigilKent (or Alpha Centauri) and Acrux.

Best galaxies in this region are LargeMagellanicCloud and SmallMagellanicCloud; and the best nebulae are CoalSackNebula and TarantulaNebula.

The best star clusters in this region are ThetaCarinaeCluster, NGC2516Cluster, Tucanae47Cluster, NGC3114Cluster, JewelBoxCluster, and LambdaCentauriCluster.

Southern WinterThe Eighty-eight Constellations



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