Octans, also known as The Eighth part of a circle, is a constellation in the night sky bordering Tucana, Hydrus, Apus, Indus, Chamaeleon, Pavo, Apus and Mensa. Octans has 3 main stars and 3 of its stars has planets.
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Stars with Octans are: Alpha Octantis, Sigma Octantis, Delta Octantis, Theta Octanis, Nu Octantis, Beta Octantis, Chi Octanis, Epsilon Octantis, Upsilon Octantis, HD 142022, Psi Octantis, Tau Octantis, Zeta Octantis, Rho Octantis, Ksi Octantis, Kappa Octantis, Phi Octantis, Gliese 877, Eta Octantis, Iota Octantis and Omega Octantis.
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Octans was found in 1752 at The Cape of Good Hope in South Africa by French Astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille.
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