Norma - The Level

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

Learn about the constellation Norma - The Level, location, facts, mythology, meteor showers and deep space objects.

Norma - The Level

This constellation was named by Nicolas Louis de Lacaille during his stay at the Cape of Good Hope from 1751 to 1752. He originally called it Norma et Regula (The Level and the Set Square)

Location: Southern Constellation 16h RA -52° Dec

Changes in the boundaries of the constellations since Lacaille

Norma Mythology

Being a modern constellation there is no mythology surrounding Norma.

Norma 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 Autumn
AurigaCanes VenaticiCanis MajorCanis MinorCetusEridanus
GeminiLepusLynxMonocerosOrionPerseus
Taurus
Southern Constellations
ApusAraCaelumCarinaCentaurusChamaeleon
CircinusColumbaCorona AustralisCorvusCruxDorado
FornaxGrusHorologiumHydrusIndusLupus
MensaMicroscopiumMuscaNormaOctansPavo
PhoenixPictorPiscis AustrinusPuppisPyxisReticulum
SagittariusScorpiusSculptorSextansTelescopiumTriangulum Australe
TucanaVelaVolans

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