Serpens

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Serpens
Serpens
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List of stars in Serpens
Abbreviation: Ser
Genitive: Serpentis
Symbology:
Right ascension: Serpens Caput: 15h 10.4m to 16h 22.5m
Serpens Cauda: 17h 16.9m to 18h 58.3m h
Declination: Serpens Caput: 25.66° to -03.72°
Serpens Cauda: 06.42° to -16.14°°
Area: Serpens Caput: 428 sq. deg.
Serpens Cauda: 208 sq. deg.
Total: 637 sq. deg. (23rd)
Main stars: 11
Bayer/Flamsteed stars: 57
Stars known to have planets: 15
Bright stars: 1
Nearby stars: 2
Brightest star: α Ser (Unukalhai) (2.63m)
Nearest star: GJ 1224 ( ly)
Messier objects: 2
Meteor showers:
Bordering constellations: Serpens Caput:
Corona Borealis
Boötes
Virgo
Libra
Ophiuchus
Hercules

Serpens Cauda:
Aquila
Ophiuchus
Sagittarius
Scutum
Visible at latitudes between +80° and −80°
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of July


Serpens is a constellation in the northern sky.