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Pavo
Constellation
Abbreviation Pav
Genitive Pavonis
Pronunciation /ˈpv/,
genitive /pəˈvns/
Symbolism the Peacock
Right ascension 18h 10.4m to 21h 32.4m
Declination −56.59° to −74.98°
Quadrant SQ4
Area 378 sq. deg. (44th)
Main stars 7
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
24
Stars with planets 6
Stars brighter than 3.00m 1
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 4
Brightest star α Pav (Peacock) (1.91m)
Nearest star SCR 1845-6357
(12.57 ly, 3.85 pc)
Messier objects 0
Meteor showers Delta Pavonids
August Pavonids
Bordering
constellations
Octans
Apus
Ara
Telescopium
Indus
Visible at latitudes between +30° and −90°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of August.

Pavo is a constellation in the southern sky.

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