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|List of stars in Scorpius|
|Right ascension:||16 hrs. 53 min. 15 sec. h|
|Declination:||−30° 44' 12"°|
|Area:||497 sq. deg. (33rd)|
|Stars known to have planets:||5|
|Brightest star:||Antares (α Sco) (0.96m)|
|Nearest star:||HD 156384 (22.74 ly)|
|Meteor showers:||Alpha Scorpiids
|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 , 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.
- Ian Ridpath and Wil Tirion (2007). Collins Stars and Planets Guide, HarperCollins, London. ISBN 978-0007251209.
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