Lacerta

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Lacerta
Constellation
Lacerta
AbbreviationLac
GenitiveLacertae
Pronunciation/ləˈsɜːrtə/,
genitive /ləˈsɜːrt/
Seembolismthe Lizard
Richt ascension22.5 h
Declination+45°
QuadrantNQ4
Aurie201 sq. deg. (68th)
Main starns5
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
17
Starns wi planets12
Starns brichter than 3.00m0
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)1
Brichtest starnα Lac (3.76m)
Nearest starnEV Lacertae
(16.47 ly, 5.05 pc)
Messier objects0
Borderin
constellations
Andromeda
Cassiopeia
Cepheus
Cygnus
Pegasus
Veesible at latitudes atween +90° an −40°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o October.

Lacerta is ane o the 88 modren constellations defined bi the Internaitional Astronomical Union.

Coordinates: Sky map 22h 30m 00s, +45° 00′ 00″