Delphinus (constellation)

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Delphinus
Constellation
Delphinus
AbbreviationDel
GenitiveDelphini
Pronunciation/dɛlˈfnəs/ Delfínus, genitive /dɛlˈfn/
SymbolismDolphin
Right ascension21
Declination+10
QuadrantNQ4
Area189 sq. deg. (69th)
Main stars5
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
19
Stars with planets5
Stars brighter than 3.00m0
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)2
Brightest starRotanev (β Del) (3.63m)
Messier objects0
Meteor showersNone
Bordering
constellations
Vulpecula
Sagitta
Aquila
Aquarius
Equuleus
Pegasus
Visible at latitudes between +90° and −70°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of September.

Delphinus is a constellation in the southern sky.