CONSTELLATION OF SAGITTA
Right Ascension: 19.83h
Area (Degrees squared): 80
Stars with known planets: 1
Bordering Constellations: Vulpecula, Hercules, Aquila,
Visible at latitudes between +90º and -70º and best at mid-evening during August. In the northern hemisphere, the constellation of Sagitta
is considered a summer constellation and is visible from June to December depending on the time of night.
Located just north of the equator and lying within the Milky Way, Sagitta was one of the 48 constellations listed by the 1st century astronomer Ptolemy and
remains one of the 88 modern constellations.
Deep Sky Objects:
M71 - Globular Cluster, magnitude 8.20
NGC 6886 - Planetary Nebula, magnitude 12.00
IC 4997 - Planetary Nebula, magnitude 12.00
Numbered Stars with Magnitudes:
5. +4.35 - Sham