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Pyxis (Compass)

Month Best Visible


Hemisphere Visible


Pyxis is completely visible from latitudes south of 53 degrees north, with its best evening-sky visibility in January through March.

Pyxis' name is Latin for a mariner's compass.

Neighbouring Constellations

Vela (Sails)

Antlia (Air Pump)

Hydra (Sea Serpent)

Puppis (Stern)

Picture of Pyxis