Scorpius

Scorpius
Scorpius
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List of stars in Scorpius
Abbreviation:Sco
Genitive:Scorpii
Symbology:the Scorpion
Right ascension:16 hrs. 53 min. 15 sec. h
Declination:−30° 44' 12"°
Area:497 sq. deg. (33rd)
Main stars:15
Bayer/Flamsteed stars:45
Stars known to have planets:5
Bright stars:13
Nearby stars:3
Brightest star:Antares (α Sco) (0.96m)
Nearest star:HD 156384 (22.74 ly)
Messier objects:4
Meteor showers:Alpha Scorpiids
Omega Scorpiids
Bordering constellations:Sagittarius
Ophiuchus
Libra
Lupus
Norma
Ara
Corona Australis
Visible at latitudes between +40° and −90°
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of July

Scorpius (Latin for scorpion, symbol Scorpio.svg, Unicode ♏) is one of the constellations of the zodiac. In western astrology it is also known as "Scorpio". It is a large constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near the center of the Milky Way.

Deep-sky objects

Other Languages
azərbaycanca: Əqrəb (bürc)
Bân-lâm-gú: Giat-á-chō
башҡортса: Саян (йондоҙлоҡ)
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Скарпіён (сузор’е)
brezhoneg: Krug (steredeg)
català: Escorpió
corsu: Scorpius
dansk: Skorpionen
English: Scorpius
galego: Scorpius
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Thiên-kiet-chho
한국어: 전갈자리
Bahasa Indonesia: Skorpio
Basa Jawa: Scorpius
Lëtzebuergesch: Scorpius (Stärebild)
Bahasa Melayu: Kala (buruj)
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: Tiĕng-hiók-cô̤
Nāhuatl: Cītlalcōlōtl
日本語: さそり座
norsk: Skorpionen
norsk nynorsk: Skorpionen
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Aqrab
português: Scorpius
Runa Simi: Amaru kuntur
Scots: Scorpius
slovenščina: Škorpijon (ozvezdje)
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Škorpion (zviježđe)
татарча/tatarça: Гакрәп йолдызлыгы
українська: Скорпіон (сузір'я)
Tiếng Việt: Thiên Yết (chòm sao)
Winaray: Scorpius
粵語: 天蠍座
中文: 天蝎座