Pegasus (constellation)

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Pegasus
Constellation
Pegasus
Abbreviation Peg
Genitive Pegasi
Pronunciation /ˈpɛɡəsəs/,
genitive /ˈpɛɡəs/
Seembolism the Winged Horse / Pegasus
Richt ascension 21h 12.6m tae 00h 14.6m[1] h
Declination +2.33° to +36.61°[1]°
Quadrant NQ4
Aurie 1121 sq. deg. (7t)
Main starns 9, 17
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
88
Starns wi planets 12
Starns brichter than 3.00m 5
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 3
Brichtest starn ε Peg (Enif) (2.38m)
Nearest starn EQ Peg
(20.38 ly, 6.25 pc)
Messier objects 1
Meteor showers July Pegasids
Borderin
constellations
Andromeda
Lacerta
Cygnus
Vulpecula
Delphinus
Equuleus
Aquarius
Pisces
Veesible at latitudes atween +90° an −60°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o October.

Pegasus is a constellation in the northren sky, named efter the winged horse Pegasus in Greek meethology.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Pegasus, Constellation Boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 13 Februar 2014. 

Coordinates: Sky map 23h 00m 00s, +20° 00′ 00″