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Delphinus
Constellation
Abbreviation Del
Genitive Delphini
Pronunciation /dɛlˈfnəs/ Delfínus, genitive /dɛlˈfn/
Symbolism Dolphin
Right ascension 21
Declination +10
Quadrant NQ4
Area 189 sq. deg. (69th)
Main stars 5
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
19
Stars with planets 5
Stars brighter than 3.00m 0
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 2
Brightest star Rotanev (β Del) (3.63m)
Nearest star HU Del
(29.01 ly, 8.89 pc)
Messier objects 0
Meteor showers None
Bordering
constellations
Vulpecula
Sagitta
Aquila
Aquarius
Equuleus
Pegasus
Visible at latitudes between +90° and −70°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of September.

Delphinus is a constellation in the southern sky.

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