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How to say it: PAY-vo
Abbreviation & genitive: Pav; Pavonis
Approximate position: 20h, −65°
One of the twelve southern constellations created by Dutch navigators Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser & Frederick de Houtman, drawn by Dutch cartographer Petrus Plancius (1597); 44th largest; 87 naked-eye stars.
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The brightest stars and best deep sky objects in Pavo.
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