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Pavo (constellation)

Pavo, the Peacock, is a southern constellation. It was named by Johann Bayer.

Pavo
AbbreviationPav
GenitivePavonis
Meaning in Englishthe Peacock
Right ascension20 h
Declination-65°
Visible to latitudeBetween 15° and -90°
On meridian9 p.m., August 25
Area
 - Total
Ranked 44th
378 sq. deg.
Number of stars with
apparent magnitude < 3
1
Brightest star

 - Apparent magnitude
Joo Tseo
(Peacock, α Pav)
1.94
Meteor showers
Bordering constellations



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