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Crown of the Scorpion

GenitiveScorpii
AbbreviationSco
Right Ascension16h00 to 16h07
Declination-26° 10' to -19° 51'
Area (sq deg)1.6
Brightest StarDschubba
Optimum VisibilityJune
NotesAn asterism composed of the three stars Acrab, Dschubba and Fang (or Beta, Delta and Pi Scorpii). Lying somewhat to the northwest of bright Antares, these three stars mark the head or crown of Scorpius the Scorpion.

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