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May 22 - Jun 21
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Sagitta (Arrow)

This is the third-smallest constellation in the sky. Its shape reminds of an arrow, which supposedly was fired by Hercules. The constellation was already known by the ancient Greek. Sagitta lies in a very starry region of the night sky, making it a joy to look at it with binoculars.
The brightest star in Sagitta has a magnitude of only 3.5mag. The most prominent deep-sky object is M71 (NGC 6838), a tight star cluster of 7th magnitude at a distance of 18.000 light years.
This constellation belongs to the zodiac. Its time of the year is between and . This constellation does not belong to the zodiac. It's brightest star is (not in database).
Neighboring constellations are Hercules, Aquila, Delphinus, and Vulpecula. Have a look at our full list of all constellations.
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Latin name:  Sagitta (Sge)
English name:  Arrow
Abbreviation:  Sge
Zodiac:  Constellation does not belong to the zodiac.
Brightest star:  (not in database)

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