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Sagitta Constellation
Constellation Sagitta the Arrow

Sagitta, the Arrow (Sge)  

(suh-JIT-uh)


The constellation of Sagitta, the Arrow, is best viewed in Fall during the month of September. It's brightest star is Gamma Sagittae at magnitude 3.51. The boundary of the Sagitta constellation contains 2 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. suh-JIT-uh
      1. Meaning:
      2. Arrow
      1. Genitive:
      2. Sagittae
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Sge
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Northern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. NQ4
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. September
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 19h 40m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. 17° 0'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Gamma Sagittae   (3.51m)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 2
      1. Pulsars:
      2. 2

    * 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).