Lacerta

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Lacerta
Constellation
Lacerta
AbbreviationLac
GenitiveLacertae
Pronunciation/ləˈsɜːrtə/,
genitive /ləˈsɜːrt/
Symbolismthe Lizard
Right ascension22.5
Declination+45
QuadrantNQ4
Area201 sq. deg. (68th)
Main stars5
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
17
Stars with planets12
Stars brighter than 3.00m0
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)1
Brightest starα Lac (3.76m)
Messier objects0
Bordering
constellations
Andromeda
Cassiopeia
Cepheus
Cygnus
Pegasus
Visible at latitudes between +90° and −40°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of October.

Lacerta is a constellation in the northern sky.