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Pavo (abbr. Pav, gen. Pavonis)





The Peacock. Pavo is a southern constellation lying between Telescopium to the north and Octans to the south. Its most noteworthy deep-sky object is the globular cluster NGC 6752 (magnitude 5.4; diameter 20.4'; R.A. 19h 10.9m, Dec. -59° 59'), large enough to be well seen with binoculars or a small telescope. See below for details of the constellation's brightest stars.


Pavo constellation
Pavo. © 2003 Torsten Bronger.
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Stars brighter than magnitude 4.0
Star Visual
mag.
Abs.
mag.
Spectral
type
Distance
(lt-yr)
R.A. (h m s) Dec. ( ° ' '' )
Alpha (Peacocok) 1.94 -1.81 B2IV 183 20 25 39 -56 44 06
Beta 3.42 0.29 A5IV 138 20 44 57 -66 12 12
Delta 3.55 4.62 G5IV 20 20 08 43 -66 10 56
Eta 3.61 -1.67 K1III 371 17 45 44 -64 43 25
Kappa 3.9 max -1.71 F5Ib 543 18 56 57 -67 14 01
Epsilon 3.97 1.41 A0V 106 20 00 35 -72 54 38


Constellations
Andromeda | Antlia | Apus | Aquarius | Aquila | Ara | Aries | Auriga | Bootes | Caelum | Camelopardalis | Cancer | Canes Venatici | Canis Major | Canis Minor | Capricornus | Carina | Cassiopeia | Centaurus | Cepheus | Cetus | Chamaeleon | Circinus | Columba | Coma Berenices | Corona Austrina | Corona Borealis | Corvus | Crater | Crux | Cygnus | Delphinus | Dorado | Draco | Equuleus | Eridanus | Fornax | Gemini | Grus | Hercules | Horologium | Hydra | Hydrus | Indus | Lacerta | Leo | Leo Minor | Lepus | Libra | Lupus | Lynx | Lyra | Mensa | Microscopium | Monoceros | Musca | Norma | Octans | Ophiuchus | Orion | Pavo | Pegasus | Perseus | Phoenix | Pictor | Pisces | Piscis Austrinus | Puppis | Pyxis | Reticulum | Sagitta | Sagittarius | Scorpius | Sculptor | Scutum | Serpens | Sextans | Taurus | Telescopium | Triangulum | Triangulum Australe | Tucana | Ursa Major | Ursa Minor | Vela | Virgo | Volans | Vulpecula


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