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Equuleus
Constellation
Abbreviation Equ
Genitive Equulei
Pronunciation /ˈkwliəs/ Equúleus, genitive /ˈkwli/
Symbolism the pony
Right ascension 21
Declination +10
Quadrant NQ4
Area 72 sq. deg. (87th)
Main stars 3
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
10
Stars with planets 2
Stars brighter than 3.00m None
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) None
Brightest star α Equ (Kitalpha) (3.92m)
Nearest star HD 200779
(48.41 ly, 14.84 pc)
Messier objects None
Meteor showers None
Bordering
constellations
Aquarius
Delphinus
Pegasus
Visible at latitudes between +90° and −80°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of September.

Equuleus is a constellation in the northern sky.

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