Celestial Atlas: Constellations
Circinus ←     Columba: The Dove     → Coma Berenices

(possessive form Columbae, abbreviation Col) Link for sharing this page on Facebook
     Columba was formed from stars catalogued by Ptolemy but lying outside any previously named constellation, by Petrus Plancius in 1592.

Historical Map of Columba
(to be added in the next iteration of this page)

Modern Map of Columba
Modified version of Wikimedia Commons map by Torsten Bronger
Wikimedia Commons map of Columba

Constellations Bordering Columba
Caelum, Canis Major, Lepus, Pictor, Puppis

Stars in Columba
     Stars that have common names often have multiple names, so the common names shown (if any) cannot be considered authoritative. Right ascension and declination are given in 2000.0 coordinates.

α Col

β Col

γ Col

δ Col

ε Col
Celestial Atlas: Constellations
Circinus ←     Columba: The Dove     → Coma Berenices