Apus - Bird of Paradise

Last Updated February 7, 2019 by . First Published in 2012.

Learn about the constellation Apus - Bird of Paradise, location, facts, mythology, meteor showers and deep space objects.

Apus - Bird of Paradise

Apus is a faint southern constellation, not visible to the ancient Greeks.

Location: Southern Constellation 16h RA -75° Dec

The constellation was one of twelve constellations created by Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597, and it first appeared in Johann Bayer's Uranometria of 1603.

Apus Mythology

There is no mythology associated with this constellation.

Apus Deep Space Objects

Northern Circumpolar
CamelopardalisCassiopeiaCepheusDracoLacertaUrsa Major
Ursa Minor
Northern Spring
AntliaBoötesCancerComa BerenicesCraterHydra
LeoLeo MinorVirgo
Northern Summer
AquilaCorona BorealisCygnusDelphinusEquuleusHercules
LibraLyraOphiuchusSagittaScutumSerpens
Vulpecula
Northern Autumn
AndromedaAquariusAriesCapricornusPegasusPisces
Triangulum
Northern Winter
AurigaCanes VenaticiCanis MajorCanis MinorCetusEridanus
GeminiLepusLynxMonocerosOrionPerseus
Taurus
Southern Constellations
ApusAraCaelumCarinaCentaurusChamaeleon
CircinusColumbaCorona AustralisCorvusCruxDorado
FornaxGrusHorologiumHydrusIndusLupus
MensaMicroscopiumMuscaNormaOctansPavo
PhoenixPictorPiscis AustrinusPuppisPyxisReticulum
SagittariusScorpiusSculptorSextansTelescopiumTriangulum Australe
TucanaVelaVolans

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