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Zodiac: Leo
Jul 23 - Aug 22
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Scorpius (Scorpion)

The scorpion shape can easily be spotted in this wonderful constellation. Various different myths exist regarding this constellation.
This constellation belongs to the zodiac. Its time of the year is between October 24 and November 22. This constellation does not belong to the zodiac. It's brightest star is Antares (α Scorpii).
Neighboring constellations are Libra, Lupus, Norma, Ara, Corona Australis, Sagittarius, and Ophiucus.
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Latin name:  Scorpius (Sco)
English name:  Scorpion
Abbreviation:  Sco
Zodiac:  October 24 - November 22
Brightest star:  Antares (α Scorpii)

Objects in Scorpion

A selection of interesting objects visible with a telescope.
M4 (NGC 6121)
a globular cluster in the constellation Scorpion
Image credit: NASA/STScI/WikiSky

NGC 6302 (Butterfly nebula; Bug nebula)
a planetary nebula in the constellation Scorpion
Image credit: NASA, ESA and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team
License: creative commons (cc) Attribution 3.0 Unported

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