Horologium the clock

Mythology

Horologium is another of the more recent additions to the constellations. It is said to be a pendulum clock.

For the Observer

Autumn and Winter Skies

Alpha Horologium (04h14m -42°17') has a magnitude of 3.86. It is a class K1 star but is slightly variable. The star is 193 light years distant.

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