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Pavo Constellation
Constellation Pavo the Peacock Star Map

Pavo, the Peacock (Pav)


The Southern constellation of Pavo, the Peacock, is best viewed in Fall during the month of September. It's brightest star is Peacock at magnitude 1.91. The boundary of the Pavo constellation contains 7 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. PAY-vo
      1. Meaning:
      2. Peacock
      1. Genitive:
      2. Pavonis
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Pav
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Bayer
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ4
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. September
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 19h 10m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -65° 52'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Peacock  (1.91)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 7

    Brightest Stars in Pavo

    The 10 brightest stars in the constellation Pavo by magnitude.

        1. Star
        2. Magnitude
        3. Spectral class

      Star Clusters in Pavo

      The most notable and easy-to-find star clusters in the constellation Pavo . Also see all star clusters.

          1. Star cluster
          2. Catalog #
          3. Cluster type

        * 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).