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Scutum
Constellation
Scutum
Abbreviation Sct
Genitive Scuti
Pronunciation /ˈskjuːtəm/,
genitive /ˈskjuːt/
Seembolism the Shield
Richt ascension 18.7 h
Declination −10°
Quadrant SQ4
Aurie 109 sq. deg. (84t)
Main starns 2
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
7
Starns wi planets 1
Starns brichter than 3.00m 0
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 0
Brichtest starn α Scuti (3.85m)
Nearest starn LHS 3398
(41.54 ly, 12.74 pc)
Messier objects 2
Meteor showers June 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″