Virgo (constellation)

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Virgo
Constellation
Virgo
AbbreviationVir
GenitiveVirginis
Pronunciation/ˈvɜːrɡ/,
genitive /ˈvɜːrns/
Seembolismthe Virgin
Richt ascension13 h
Declination−4°
QuadrantSQ3
Aurie1294 sq. deg. (2nt)
Main starns9, 15
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
96
Starns wi planets28
Starns brichter than 3.00m3
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)10
Brichtest starnSpica (α Vir) (0.98m)
Nearest starnRoss 128
(10.94 ly, 3.35 pc)
Messier objects11
Meteor showersVirginids
Mu Virginids
Borderin
constellations
Boötes
Coma Berenices
Leo
Crater
Corvus
Hydra
Libra
Serpens Caput
Veesible at latitudes atween +80° an −80°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Mey.

Virgo is ane o the constellation o the zodiac. Its name is Laitin for virgin, an its seembol is Unicode ♍. Lyin atween Leo tae the wast an Libra tae the east, it is the seicont lairgest constellation in the sky (efter Hydra). It can be easily foond through its brichtest starn, Spica.[1]

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Coordinates: Sky map 13h 00m 00s, +00° 00′ 00″