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How to say it: too-KAY-nuh, too-KAH-nuh
Abbreviation & genitive: Tuc; Tucanae
Approximate position: 00h, −65°
One of the twelve southern constellations created by Dutch navigators Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser & Frederick de Houtman, drawn by Dutch cartographer Petrus Plancius (1597); 48th largest; 45 naked-eye stars.
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The brightest stars and best deep sky objects in Tucana.
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