Top 10 Object Constellations

Of the 88 official constellations, 28 of them have a shape of an object or non-living things. In this lists, these are the constellations with the figure of an object such as clock, scale, compass, and many more.
The Top Ten
1 Libra Libra

It is the one of the zodiac constellations located in the Southern celestial hemisphere. It was named from a Latin word meaning balance or scale. By its name, it looks like a scale or balance. The brightest star in this constellation is Beta Librae or Zubeneschamali. It is a B-type main sequence star.

2 Corona Borealis Corona Borealis

It is a constellation in the Northern Hemisphere by its name. It was came from Latin word for Northern Crown since it has a figure of a crown in the North as in Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights. The brightest star in the constellation is Alpha Coronae Borealis. It is a eclipsing binary star with two main sequence stars named Class A and Class G.

3 Carina Carina

It is a constellation in the Southern hemisphere. It was named from a Latin word meaning keel of a ship since it's figure resembles the ship's keel. The brightest star in this constellation is Canopus or Alpha Caninae. It is a bright white giant star.

4 Corona Australis Corona Australis

If Corona Borealis is in the North, so Corona Australis is in the South. Came from a Latin word for Southern Crown since it has a figure of clown in the Southern Hemisphere. The brightest star in the constellation is Alpha Coronae Australis or Meridiana. It is an A-type star or whitish stars.

5 Lyra Lyra

It is a constellation in the Northern Hemisphere. It is a Latin word for lyre since it has a figure of a lyre or harp. The brightest star in the constellation is Vega. It is an A-type main sequence star or a types of star with a white color.

6 Octan Octan

It is a constellation near the deep portion of the Southern Hemisphere. Named from a Latin word for an eighth portion or named after a navigation instrument known as octant. Octant is a navigational instrument that been used for navigation. The brightest star of the constellation is a binary star known as Nu Octantis. Its primary star is an orange giant type.

7 Reticulum Reticulum

A constellation in the Southern hemisphere with a figure of a small net or reticle. Reticle are just a cross hairs that are found in telescope eyepieces. It came from a Latin word for small net. The brightest star in the constellation is Alpha Reticuli. It is an A-type star or yellowish star.

8 Microscopium Microscopium

It is a constellation in the Southern Hemisphere. It means microscope by it's figure. The brightest star is a yellow G-type giant star known as Gamma Microscopii.

9 Scutum Scutum

One of the constellations in the the Southern Hemisphere. It is a Latin word for shield since it has a shield-shaped figure. The brightest star in the constellation is Alpha Scuti. It is an orange K-type giant star.

10 Crux Crux

It is a constellation in the Southern hemisphere. It is a Latin word for cross and it is known as Southern Cross. This is the Southern counterpart of Cygnus or The Northern Star. The brightest star in this constellation is Acrux. Acrux is a multiple star system. The two components are a B-type star or blue-white stars.

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