Norma (constellation)

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Norma is a small constellation in the Southern Celestial Hemisphere between Ara and Lupus, one of twelve drawn up in the 18th century by French astronomer Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille and one of several depicting scientific instruments.wikipedia
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Lupus (constellation)

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Norma is a small constellation in the Southern Celestial Hemisphere between Ara and Lupus, one of twelve drawn up in the 18th century by French astronomer Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille and one of several depicting scientific instruments. Norma is bordered by Scorpius to the north, Lupus to the northwest, Circinus to the west, Triangulum Australe to the south and Ara to the east.
The other five are Scorpius (the scorpion), Norma (the right angle), Circinus (the compass), Libra (the balance scale), and Centaurus (the centaur).

Gamma2 Normae

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Gamma 2 Normae is the brightest star with an apparent magnitude of 4.0.
Gamma 2 Normae, Latinized from γ 2 Nor, is the brightest star in the southern constellation of Norma.

Ara (constellation)

Ara
Norma is a small constellation in the Southern Celestial Hemisphere between Ara and Lupus, one of twelve drawn up in the 18th century by French astronomer Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille and one of several depicting scientific instruments.
Scorpius runs along the length of its northern border, while Norma and Triangulum Australe border it to the west, Apus to the south, and Pavo and Telescopium to the east respectively.

Mu Normae

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Mu Normae is one of the most luminous stars known, with a luminosity between a quarter million and one million times that of the Sun.
μ Normae, Latinised as Mu Normae, is a blue supergiant star of spectral type O9.7 Iab in the constellation Norma.

Triangulum Australe

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Lacaille portrayed the constellations of Norma, Circinus and Triangulum Australe, respectively, as a set square and ruler, a compass, and a surveyor's level in a set of draughtsman instruments, in his 1756 map of the southern stars.
Nicolas Louis de Lacaille portrayed the constellations of Norma, Circinus and Triangulum Australe as a set square and ruler, a compass, and a surveyor's level respectively in a set of draughtsman's instruments in his 1756 map of the southern stars.

Gamma1 Normae

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Gamma 1 and Gamma 2 Normae are an optical double, and not a true binary star system.
Gamma 1 Normae, Latinized from γ 1 Normae, is a single, yellow-white hued star in the southern constellation of Norma.

Epsilon Normae

ε Nor
Epsilon Normae is a spectroscopic binary, with two blue-white main sequence stars of almost equal mass and spectral type (B3V) orbiting each other every 3.26 days.
Epsilon Normae, Latinised from ε Normae, is a blue-white hued triple star system in the southern constellation of Norma.

Iota1 Normae

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Iota 1 Normae is a multiple star system.
Iota 1 Normae (ι 1 Normae) is a triple star system in the southern constellation of Norma.

Eta Normae

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The system is 530 ± 20 light-years distant from Earth, Eta Normae is a yellow giant of spectral type G8III with an apparent magnitude of 4.65. Lying near Eta Normae is R Normae, a Mira variable.
Eta Normae, Latinized from η Normae, is a single star in the southern constellation of Norma.

IAU designated constellations

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It remains one of the 88 modern constellations.

Apep (star system)

2XMM J160050.7–514245Apep
A binary system composed of two wolf-rayet stars, colloquially called Apep, has been identified as a possible progenitor of a long gamma-ray burst.
Apep is a triple star system containing a Wolf–Rayet binary and a hot supergiant, located in the constellation of Norma.

Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille

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Norma is a small constellation in the Southern Celestial Hemisphere between Ara and Lupus, one of twelve drawn up in the 18th century by French astronomer Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille and one of several depicting scientific instruments.

QU Normae

QU Nor
QU Normae is another hot blue-white star that is a variable, ranging from magnitude 5.27 to 5.41 over 4.8 days.
QU Normae, also known as HR 6131, is a blue supergiant star in the constellation Norma.

S Normae

S Nor
S Normae is a well-known Cepheid variable with a magnitude range of 6.12–6.77 and a period of 9.75411 days.
S Normae (S Nor) is a yellow supergiant variable star in the constellation Norma.

SGR J1550-5418

SGR J1550-5418 is a soft gamma repeater (SGR)—a magnetar that is emitting gamma ray flares, located some 30,000 light-years distant from Earth.
SGR J1550-5418 is a soft gamma repeater (SGR), the sixth to be discovered, located in the constellation Norma.

Norma Cluster

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The constellation also hosts Abell 3627, also called the Norma Cluster, one of the most massive galaxy clusters known.

HD 330075

HD 330075 is a sunlike star around 164 light-years distant that is orbited by a hot Jupiter every 3.4 days.
HD 330075 is a star in the southern constellation of Norma.

R Normae

Lying near Eta Normae is R Normae, a Mira variable.
R Normae is a Mira variable star located near Eta Normae in the southern constellation of Norma.

QV Normae

A faint object of magnitude 16, QV Normae is a high mass X-ray binary star system 15,000–20,000 light-years distant from Earth.
QV Normae, also known as Norma X-2, is a high mass X-ray binary star system in the constellation Norma.

XTE J1550–564

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XTE J1550-564 is another X-ray binary, this time composed of a large black hole around 10 times as massive as the Sun and a cool orange donor star.
XTE J1550-564, sometimes abbreviated to J1550 and also known as V381 Normae, is a low-mass X-ray binary in the constellation Norma.

HD 143361

HD 143361 is a binary star system composed of a sunlike star and a faint red dwarf separated by 30.9 AU.
HD 143361 is a star in the southern constellation Norma.

Scorpius

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Norma is bordered by Scorpius to the north, Lupus to the northwest, Circinus to the west, Triangulum Australe to the south and Ara to the east.

NGC 6067

Located 0.4° north of Kappa Normae is NGC 6067, which has an integrated magnitude of 5.6 though it is indistinct as it lies in a rich star field.
NGC 6067 is an open cluster in the constellation Norma.

1E 161348-5055

1E161348-5055
1E161348-5055 is a neutron star found in the centre of RCW103 supernova remnant.
It is 10,000 light years away in the constellation Norma.

Kappa Normae

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Located 0.4° north of Kappa Normae is NGC 6067, which has an integrated magnitude of 5.6 though it is indistinct as it lies in a rich star field.
Kappa Normae, Latinized from κ Normae, is a solitary, yellow hued star in the southern constellation of Norma.