Celestial Atlas: Constellations
Musca ←Norma: The Carpenter's Level→ Octans

(possessive form Normae, abbreviation Nor) Link for sharing this page on Facebook
 Norma 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 Norma
From Bode's 1801 Uranographia (Image Credit and © Tartu Observatory Virtual Museum; used by permission)
Portion of Bode's Uranographia showing the region near Norma

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

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

Stars in Norma
 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 Nor

β Nor

γ Nor

δ Nor

ε Nor
Celestial Atlas: Constellations
Musca ←Norma: The Carpenter's Level→ Octans