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Tucana


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A constellation of the southern sky, representing a toucan. Its brightest star is Alpha Tucanae, magnitude 2.9. Beta Tucanae is an optical triple, magnitudes 4.4, 4.5, and 5.1. *47 Tucanae is a major globular cluster. The constellation's other notable feature is the Small Magellanic Cloud.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.


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