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Pegasus Constellation
Constellation Pegasus the Winged Horse

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  (2.38m)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 19


    * 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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