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How to say it: SAJ-ih-TARE-ee-us
Abbreviation & genitive: Sgr; Sagittarii
Approximate position: 19h, −25°
One of the original forty-eight Greek constellations listed by Ptolemy in the Almagest (second-century CE); 15th largest; contains 194 naked-eye stars.
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The brightest stars and best deep sky objects in Sagittarius.
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