Virgo (constellation)

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Virgo
Constellation
Virgo
Abbreviation Vir
Genitive Virginis
Pronunciation /ˈvɜrɡ/,
genitive /ˈvɜrɨnɨs/
Seembolism the Virgin
Richt ascension 13 h
Declination −4°
Quadrant SQ3
Aurie 1294 sq. deg. (2nt)
Main starns 9, 15
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
96
Starns wi planets 28
Starns brichter than 3.00m 3
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 10
Brichtest starn Spica (α Vir) (0.98m)
Nearest starn Ross 128
(10.94 ly, 3.35 pc)
Messier objects 11
Meteor showers Virginids
Mu Virginids
Borderin
constellations
Boötes
Coma Berenices
Leo
Crater
Corvus
Hydra
Libra
Serpens Caput
Veesible at latitudes atween +80° an −80°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Mey.

Virgo is ane o the constellation o the zodiac. Its name is Laitin for virgin, an its seembol is Unicode ♍. Lyin atween Leo tae the wast an Libra tae the east, it is the seicont lairgest constellation in the sky (efter Hydra). It can be easily foond through its brichtest starn, Spica.[1]

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Coordinates: Sky map 13h 00m 00s, +00° 00′ 00″