Pegasus (constellation)

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Pegasus
Constellation
Pegasus
AbbreviationPeg
GenitivePegasi
Pronunciation/ˈpɛɡəsəs/,
genitive /ˈpɛɡəs/
Seembolismthe Winged Horse / Pegasus
Richt ascension21h 12.6m tae 00h 14.6m[1] h
Declination+2.33° to +36.61°[1]°
QuadrantNQ4
Aurie1121 sq. deg. (7t)
Main starns9, 17
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
88
Starns wi planets12
Starns brichter than 3.00m5
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)3
Brichtest starnε Peg (Enif) (2.38m)
Nearest starnEQ Peg
(20.38 ly, 6.25 pc)
Messier objects1
Meteor showersJuly 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 February 2014. 

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