Scorpius
English: Scorpius

Scorpius
Constellation
Scorpius
List of stars in Scorpius
AbbreviationSco
GenitiveScorpii
Right ascension16 hrs. 53 min. 15 sec.
Declination−30° 44' 12"
Area497 sq. deg. (33rd)
Main stars15
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
45
Stars with planets5
Stars brighter than 3.00m13
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)3
Brightest starAntares (α Sco) (0.96m)
Messier objects4
Meteor showersAlpha 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
Jawa: Scorpius
Kiswahili: Nge (kundinyota)
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