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Sagitta

The Arrow

Abbreviation: Sge
Genitive: Sagittae
Origin: [antiquity]

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This tiny constellation has been interpreted as an arrow since the time of the ancient Greeks.

Notable Features

Designation Name Description
α Sge Sham
HD 231701 Uruk This ninth-magnitude star is known to have at least one exoplanet.
HD 351766 Sansuna This tenth-magnitude star is known to have at least one exoplanet.
M71 Long thought to be a dense open star cluster, it is now considered to be a young, loosely-concentrated globular cluster. It is visible only with optical aids.