Scutum

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Scutum
Scutum
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List of stars in Scutum
Abbreviation: Sct
Genitive: Scuti
Symbology:
Right ascension: 18.7 h
Declination: −10°
Area: 109 sq. deg. (84th)
Main stars: 2
Bayer/Flamsteed stars: 7
Stars known to have planets: 1
Bright stars: 0
Nearby stars: 0
Brightest star: α Scuti (3.85m)
Nearest star: LHS 3398 ( ly)
Messier objects: 2
Meteor showers: June Scutids
Bordering constellations: Aquila
Sagittarius
Serpens Cauda
Visible at latitudes between +80° and −90°
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of August


Scutum is a constellation in the northern sky.