Musca, also known as Fly, Bee, Apis, The Bee or The Fly, is a constellation in the night sky that borders Apus, Carina, Centaurus, Chameleon, Circinus and Crux. Musca has 6 main stars and 3 of its stars has planets. The brightest star in Musca is Alpha Muscae.
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Stars inside of Musca are: Alpha Muscae, Beta Muscae, GSR 1124-683, HD 103079, TYC 8998-760-1, HD 111232, LP 145-141, HD 100546, HD 112410, Gamma Muscae, Delta Muscae, HD 102839, HD 115211, Epsilon Muscae, Lambda Muscae, V357 Muscae, Theta Muscae, HD 105071, HD 116890, Mu Muscae, BO Mus, TU Muscae, S Mus, R Mus, SY Mus, GQ Mus, ETA Mus, Lambda Chamaeleontis, Zeta2 Muscae, Iota1 Muscae, GT Muscae, X Muscae, W Mus, V Mus and Iota2 Muscae.
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Musca is Latin for The Fly. Musca was introduced in 1598 by Dutch Astronomer Petrus Plancius who introduced via observations by Dutch Navigator Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Dutch Explorer Frederick de Houtman. Petrus gave the constellation the name De Vlieghe, which is Dutch for The Fly. French Astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille would give it it's Latin name Musca in 1756.
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