Apus

In biology, Apus is a genus of birds. See Apus.


Apus

AbbreviationAps
GenitiveApodis
Meaning in Englishthe bird of paradise
Right ascension16 h
Declination-75°
Visible to latitudeBetween 5° and -90°
On meridian9 p.m., July 10
Area
 - Total
Ranked 67th
206 sq. deg.
Number of stars with
apparent magnitude < 3
0
Brightest star
 - Apparent magnitude
α Apodis
3.83
Meteor showers None
Bordering constellations
Apus (the bird of paradise) is a faint southern constellation. Its first known appearance was in Johann Bayer's Uranometria, but it may have been used by navigators before then.\n


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