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Sagittarius (constellation)

Sagittarius is ane o the constellations o the zodiac.

Sagittarius
Constellation
Sagittarius
AbbreviationSgr
GenitiveSagittarii
Pronunciation/ˌsæˈtɛəriəs/, genitive /ˌsæˈtɛəri./
Seembolismthe Aircher
Richt ascension19 h
Declination−25°
QuadrantSQ4
Aurie867 sq. deg. (15t)
Main starns12, 8
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
68
Starns wi planets32
Starns brichter than 3.00m7
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)2
Brichtest starnε Sgr (Kaus Australis) (1.79m)
Nearest starnRoss 154
(9.69 ly, 2.97 pc)
Messier objects15
Borderin
constellations
Veesible at latitudes atween +55° an −90°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o August.

Coordinates: Sky map 19h 00m 00s, −25° 00′ 00″