Scutum

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Scutum
Constellation
Scutum
AbbreviationSct
GenitiveScuti
Pronunciation/ˈskjuːtəm/,
genitive /ˈskjuːt/
Seembolismthe Shield
Richt ascension18.7 h
Declination−10°
QuadrantSQ4
Aurie109 sq. deg. (84t)
Main starns2
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
7
Starns wi planets1
Starns brichter than 3.00m0
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)0
Brichtest starnα Scuti (3.85m)
Nearest starnLHS 3398
(41.54 ly, 12.74 pc)
Messier objects2
Meteor showersJune Scutids
Borderin
constellations
Aquila
Sagittarius
Serpens Cauda
Veesible at latitudes atween +80° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o August.

Scutum is a smaa constellation introduced in the seiventeent century.

Coordinates: Sky map 18h 42m 00s, −10° 00′ 00″