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Zodiac: Gemini
May 22 - Jun 21
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Aquarius (Water Carrier)

Aquarius is an anciet constellation. The Babylonians recognized it as a man, pouring water from a jar.
This constellation belongs to the zodiac. Its time of the year is between January 21 and February 19. This constellation does not belong to the zodiac. It's brightest star is Sadalsuud (β Aquarii).
Neighboring constellations are Equuleus, Delphinus, Aquila, Capricornus, Pisces Austrinus, Sculptor, Cetus, Pisces, and Pegasus.
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Latin name:  Aquarius (Aqr)
English name:  Water Carrier
Abbreviation:  Aqr
Zodiac:  January 21 - February 19
Brightest star:  Sadalsuud (β Aquarii)

Historic depiction of the Water Carrier.

Objects in Water Carrier

A selection of interesting objects visible with a telescope.
M2 (NGC 7089)
Globular cluster M2
Image credit: NASA/STScI/WikiSky
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NGC 7293 (Helix nebula)
a planetary nebula in the constellation Water Carrier
Image credit: NASA, ESA, C.R. O'Dell (Vanderbilt University), and M. Meixner, P. McCullough, and G. Bacon ( Space Telescope Science Institute)
License: creative commons (cc) Attribution 3.0 Unported

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