Scorpius

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Scorpius
Constellation
Scorpius
Abbreviation Sco
Genitive Scorpii
Pronunciation /ˈskɔrpiəs/,
genitive /ˈskɔrpi/
Seembolism the Scorpion
Richt ascension 16.8875 h
Declination −30.7367°
Quadrant SQ3
Aurie 497 sq. deg. (33rd)
Main starns 18
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
47
Starns wi planets 14
Starns brichter than 3.00m 13
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 3
Brichtest starn Antares (α Sco) (0.96m)
Nearest starn Gliese 682
(16.44 ly, 5.04 pc)
Messier objects 4
Meteor showers Alpha Scorpiids
Omega Scorpiids
Borderin
constellations
Sagittarius
Ophiuchus
Libra
Lupus
Norma
Ara
Corona Australis
Veesible at latitudes atween +40° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Julie.

Scorpius, sometimes kent as Scorpio, is ane o the constellations o the zodiac. Its name is Laitin for scorpion, an its seembol is Scorpio.svg (Unicode ). It lies atween Libra tae the wast an Sagittarius tae the east. It is a lairge constellation locatit in the soothren hemisphere near the center o the Milky Way.

Coordinates: Sky map 16h 53m 15s, −30° 44′ 12″