Hercules Constellation


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  • a group of stars forming a recognizable pattern that is traditionally named after its apparent form or identified with a mythological figure. Modern astronomers divide the sky into eighty-eight constellations with defined boundaries.
  • oh! It's good because I'm too slow when it becomes to constellation.
  • hi abby! I have something to tell you about a constellation named Hercules.
  • okay let's start Hercules is prominently seen in the sky during summer.
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  • Hercules is the fifth largest constellation. It occupies an area of 1225 square degrees in the sky.
  • Does Hercules contains two Messier objects?
  • It's good that you ask, Hercules has two messier objects it is Messier 13 (M13, NGC 6205) and Messier 92 (M92, NGC 6341) – and has 12 stars with known planets. The brightest star in the constellation is Kornephoros, Beta Herculis, with an apparent magnitude of 2.81. The Tau Herculids are the only meteor shower associated with the constellation.
  • YES,  and it was named after Hercules, the Roman version of the Greek hero Heracles.
  • Hercules constellation is located in the northern sky right?
  • Is Hercules you're favorite constellation?
  • yes njie! it is because of you're help you're such a good and helpful friend thank you!
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