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Pegasus Constellation
Constellation Pegasus the Winged Horse Star Map

Pegasus, the Winged Horse (Peg)  

(PEG-us-us)


The constellation of Pegasus, the Winged Horse, is best viewed in Fall during the month of October. It's brightest star is Enif at magnitude 2.38. The boundary of the Pegasus constellation contains 19 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. PEG-us-us
      1. Meaning:
      2. Winged Horse
      1. Genitive:
      2. Pegasi
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Peg
      1. Asterism:
      2. Great Square
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Perseus
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Northern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. NQ4
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. October
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 22h 37m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. 19° 39'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Enif  (2.38)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 19



    Double Stars in Pegasus

    These are the brightest and easiest-to-find double, triple, and quadruple star systems in the constellation Pegasus.

        1. Star system
        2. Magnitudes
        3. Type
        1. Epsilon Pegasi
        2. 2.5, 8.7
        3. double



      Star Clusters in Pegasus

      The most notable, famous, and easy-to-find star clusters in the constellation Pegasus :

          1. Star cluster
          2. Catalog #
          3. Cluster type



        Galaxies in Pegasus

        The most notable, famous, and easy-to-find galaxies in the constellation Pegasus :

            1. Galaxy name
            2. Catalog #
            3. Galaxy type



          Neutron Stars in Pegasus

          These are the most well-known neutron stars in the constellation Pegasus. Although neutron stars cannot be seen in any amateur telescope, they are at the center of many supernova remnant nebulae, which can be seen.

              1. Neutron star
              2. Type



            Exoplanets in Pegasus

            These are the most notable named exoplanet systems known in the constellation Pegasus. Bear in mind that we will likely discover billions of exoplanets in the years to come.

                1. Host star name
                2. Exoplanet name

              * 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 (and not at all in the opposite).