Pegasus (constellation)

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Pegasus
Constellation
Pegasus
AbbreviationPeg
GenitivePegasi
Pronunciation/ˈpɛɡəsəs/,
genitive /ˈpɛɡəs/
Symbolismthe Winged Horse / Pegasus
Right ascension 21h 12.6m to  00h 14.6m[1]
Declination+2.33° to +36.61°[1]
QuadrantNQ4
Area1121 sq. deg. (7th)
Main stars9, 17
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
88
Stars with planets12
Stars brighter than 3.00m5
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)3
Brightest starε Peg (Enif) (2.38m)
Messier objects1
Meteor showersJuly Pegasids
Bordering
constellations
Andromeda
Lacerta
Cygnus
Vulpecula
Delphinus
Equuleus
Aquarius
Pisces
Visible at latitudes between +90° and −60°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of October.

Pegasus is a constellation in the northern sky.

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