Hercules (constellation)

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Hercules
Constellation
Hercules
AbbreviationHer genitive = Herculis
Pronunciation/ˈhɜːrkjᵿlz/,
genitive /ˈhɜːrkjᵿls/
SeembolismHeracles
Richt ascension17 h
Declination+30°
QuadrantNQ3
Aurie1225 sq. deg. (5t)
Main starns14, 22
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
106
Starns wi planets15
Starns brichter than 3.00m2
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)9
Brichtest starnβ Her (Kornephoros) (2.78m)
Nearest starnGliese 661
(20.62 ly, 6.32 pc)
Messier objects2
Meteor showersTau Herculids
Borderin
constellations
Draco
Boötes
Corona Borealis
Serpens Caput
Ophiuchus
Aquila
Sagitta
Vulpecula
Lyra
Veesible at latitudes atween +90° an −50°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Julie.

Hercules is a constellation named efter Hercules, the Roman meethological hero adaptit frae the Greek hero Heracles.

Coordinates: Sky map 17h 00m 00s, +30° 00′ 00″