Vulpecula


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Vulpecula

(vul-pek -yŭ-lă) (Fox) A constellation in the northern hemisphere near Cygnus, lying in the Milky Way, the brightest stars being of 4th magnitude. It contains the Dumbbell nebula. Abbrev.: Vul; genitive form: Vulpeculae; approx. position: RA 20h, dec +25°; area: 268 sq deg.

Vulpecula

[‚vəl′pek·yə·lə]
(astronomy)
A northern constellation, right ascension 20 hours, declination 25°N. Also known as Little Fox.
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Department for Environment and Heritage--Threatened Fauna Fact Sheet--Northern and Yorke Region--Common Brushtailed Possum Trichosurus Vulpecula.
It can be found between Vulpecula and Sagitta at (RA19 59 46 Dec+22 43 28), though a small four-inch scope may struggle to see more than a fuzzy patch at this time of year.
The halo was found at the centre of the elliptical galaxy NGC 7052 in the distant constellation of Vulpecula.
Eamonn discovered the Nova Vulpecula star in 1976, and has worked as a weatherman in the meteorological office in England.
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5[degrees]) (21h) Deep-sky objects Designation Object type and constellation X Marks The Spot asterism in Telescopium Barnard 133 dark nebula in Aquila NGC 6744 galaxy in Pavo Starfish, NGC 6752 globular cluster in Pavo NGC 6781 planetary nebula in Aquila Brocchi's Cluster open cluster in Vulpecula Messier 71 globular cluster in Sagitta Barnard 144 dark nebula in Cygnus Dumb-Bell Nebula pl.
Comet 2009 P1 (Garradd) has been a popular comet for observers recently, being well placed as it passed through Pegasus, Sagitta, Vulpecula, and Hercules.
It will be visible to small telescopes during the morning hours in the constellation Vulpecula.
to study the nebula, which lies 16,000 light-years from Earth in the constellation Vulpecula.
Anyway how's this for pomposity: "Continuing the tradition of naming exchanges after constellations featuring an animal, Birmingham's newest exchanges are called Vulpecula - the Latin word for little fox - and Aquila - the Latin for eagle.
He says the mammals at risk are the lemuroid ringtail possum (Hemibelideus lemuroides), the Herbert River ringtail possum (Pseudochirulus herbertensis), the Daintree River ringtail possum (R cinereus), the green ringtail possum (Pseudocheirops archeri) the coppery brushtail possum, (Trichosurus vulpecula ssp.
The amazing phenomenon was found at the centre of the elliptical galaxy NGC 7052, in the constellation of Vulpecula.