Tucana, also known as Toucan or The Toucan, is a constellation in the night sky that borders Phoenix, Hydrus, Octans, Indus, Grus and Eridanus. Tucana has 3 main stars and 5 of its stars has planets. The brightest star in Tucana s Alpha Tucanae.
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Stars inside of Tucana are: Alpha Tucanae, Zeta Tucanae, Delta Tucanae, Gamma Tucanae, Epsilon Tucanae, Nu Tucanae, Kappa Tucanae, Eta Tucanae, Iota Tucanae, Theta Tucanae, HD 221287, HD 215497, HD 4308, HD 219077, HD 5980, Rho Tucanae, Pi Tucanae, HV 11423, HD 7199, HV 2112, SMC 018136, Gliese 54, AB7, Beta2 Tucanae, HD 224361, CG Tuc, HD 3823, HD 225253, WASP-91, Beta-3 Tucanae, BQ Tucanae, CC Tuc, S Tuc, R Tuc, T Tuc, V Tuc, Gliese 45, SGR 1814-13, Y Tuc, X Tucanae, Lambda1 Tucanae A, U Tuc, W Tuc, Z Tucanae and HD 410. Galaxies inside Tucana are: Tucana Galaxy (Tucana Dwarf, Toucan Galaxy), NGC 406, Galáxia Anã de Tucana III and Galáxia Anã de Grus II.
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Tucana is Latin and Portuguese for Toucan. Tucana was introduced in 1598 by Dutch Astronomer Petrus Plancius from The Observation of both Dutch Navigator Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Dutch Explorer Frederick de Houtman. Tucana is one of four constellations in the night sky known as The Southern Birds. The Southern Birds Include Tucana, Phoenix, Pavo and Grus.
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