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Equuleus Constellation
Constellation Equuleus the Pony

Equuleus, the Pony (Equ)  

(eh-QUOO-lee-us)


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

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. eh-QUOO-lee-us
      1. Meaning:
      2. Pony
      1. Genitive:
      2. Equulei
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Equ
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Heavenly Waters
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Northern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. NQ4
      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. Stars with planets:
      2. 3
      1. Triple star systems:
      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 (and not at all in the opposite).



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