Celestial Atlas: Constellations
Mensa ←     Microscopium: The Microscope     → Monoceros

(possessive form Microscopii, abbreviation Mic) Link for sharing this page on Facebook
     Microscopium is one of fourteen southern constellations created by Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille in 1756 as a result of his observations of ten thousand southern stars, but not introduced to the public until the posthumous publication of his work in 1763.

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

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

Constellations Bordering Microscopium
(to be added in the next iteration of this page)

Stars in Microscopium
     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 Mic

β Mic

γ Mic

δ Mic

ε Mic
Celestial Atlas: Constellations
Mensa ←     Microscopium: The Microscope     → Monoceros