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Equuleus Constellation
Constellation Equuleus

Equuleus, the Pony (Equ)

The constellation of Equuleus, the Pony, is best viewed in the Fall season during the month of September for mid-northern latitudes. It's brightest star is Kitalpha at magnitude 3.92. The boundary of the Equuleus constellation contains 3 stars that host known exoplanets.

The naked eye can generally see up to magnitude 6 (magnitude 8 with perfect eyes under ideal super dark-sky conditions).

      1. Meaning:
      2. Pony
      1. Genitive:
      2. Equulei
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Equ
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Heavenly Waters
      1. Best Viewing Month*:
      2. September
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 21h 15m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. 7° 56'
      1. Brightest Star:
      2. Kitalpha (3.92m)
      1. Exoplanet Host Stars:
      2. 3
      1. Triple Stars:
      2. 1

    * For southern latitudes, flip the season listed. For example, if a constellation is listed as best viewed in the summer in the month of July, in the southern hemisphere the constellation would be best viewed in the winter in January and would be upside-down.

    ** Circumpolar constellations are visible year-round in the hemisphere listed.



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