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
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.