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Equuleus Constellation
Constellation Equuleus the Pony Star Map

Equuleus, the Pony (Equ)

(eh-QUOO-lee-us)


The Northern constellation of Equuleus, the Pony, is best viewed in Fall during the month of September. It's brightest star is Kitalpha at magnitude 3.92. The boundary of the Equuleus constellation contains 3 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. eh-QUOO-lee-us
      1. Meaning:
      2. Pony
      1. Genitive:
      2. Equulei
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Equ
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Heavenly Waters
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Northern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. NQ4
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. September
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 21h 15m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. 7° 56'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Kitalpha  (3.92)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 3



    Brightest Stars in Equuleus

    The 10 brightest stars in the constellation Equuleus by magnitude.

        1. Star
        2. Magnitude
        3. Spectral class

      * Constellation shown for northen hemisphere skies. For the southern hemisphere, constellations appear rotated 180 degrees (upside-down and left-right reversed) from what is shown. Remember that seasons are reversed too - summer in northern latitudes is winter in southern latitudes.

      ** Circumpolar constellations are visible year-round in the hemisphere listed (and not at all in the opposite hemisphere).