Hercules (constellation)

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Hercules
Constellation
Hercules
Abbreviation

Her

genitive = Herculis
Pronunciation /ˈhɜːrkjᵿlz/,
genitive /ˈhɜːrkjᵿls/
Seembolism Heracles
Richt ascension 17 h
Declination +30°
Quadrant NQ3
Aurie 1225 sq. deg. (5t)
Main starns 14, 22
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
106
Starns wi planets 15
Starns brichter than 3.00m 2
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 9
Brichtest starn β Her (Kornephoros) (2.78m)
Nearest starn Gliese 661
(20.62 ly, 6.32 pc)
Messier objects 2
Meteor showers Tau 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″