Equuleus


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Equuleus

(i-kwoo -lee-ŭs) (Little Horse) A very small inconspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere near Pegasus, the brightest star (γ) being a triple star of 4th magnitude. Delta (δ) and Beta (β) are double stars. Abbrev.: Equ; genitive form: Equulei; approx. position: RA 21h, dec +7°; area: 72 sq deg.

Equuleus

[e′kwül·ē·əs]
(astronomy)
A northern constellation near Aquarius, right ascension 21 hours, declination 10° north. Abbreviated Equl. Also known as Little Horse.
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Staying chasers and sprinters, novice hurdlers and milers, they all seem to come alike to Spearing, whose Equuleus Pictor looks beautifully handicapped in the Parsonage Country House Hotel Handicap at York (4.
Equuleus Pictor is nothing if not consistent and after an early-season win and a string of placed performances he gained just reward when triumphing over five furlongs at Nottingham.
An improvement in the ground saw Spearing bide his time but with conditions back in his favour, Equuleus Pictor looks more than capable of dealing with another 4lb rise in the ratings.
Polo is a great way for families to spend time together while helping our neighbors in need," said Diana DiMenna, benefit co-chair and wife of Equuleus Polo's Joe DiMenna.
Yesterday's event at Equuleus was truly inspiring and all of us at Robin Hood are grateful to the organizers, sponsors, and guests of the Piaget Hamptons Cup Polo Match for their generous support," said David Saltzman, executive director of Robin Hood.
30) and it looks worth taking a chance on Equuleus Pictor returning to form.
ROCKAVON (of the Sunday Mail) Today's nap: EQUULEUS PICTOR (2.
EQUULEUS Pictor can make the most of the ground and notch up his hat-trick in the Clive Parker 50th Birthday Handicap at Folkestone today.
A good draw is essential for success at Chester, and EQUULEUS PICTOR is well berthed for his bid for glory in the opening corbettcasino.
Now racing from a revised perch of 81, Equuleus Pictor needs to produce a personal best if he is to keep his winning run going.
In the area of sky approximately bounded by Pegasus, Aquila and Cygnus lie the four small constellations of Equuleus, Delphinus, Sagitta and Vulpecula, which are often overshadowed by their larger and brighter neighbours.
Conditions were so favourable that the audience was able to pick out some of the fainter stars making up constellations such as Lyra, Aquila, Sagitta, Delphinus and Equuleus, often not visible from a light polluted site.