Tucana

Mythology

Tucana represents a tropical bird, the Toucan

For the Observer

Southern Circumpolar Skies

Alpha Toucan (22h18.3m -61°15) 2.8 magnitude, class K3 star about 100 light years distant.

47 (NGC 104) (00h 21.9m -72°22') Globular cluster. At magnitude 5.0 it is easy to spot wth the naked eye. Magnificant in a telescope.

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