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Scorpius includes a broad region of the Galaxy, in
the general direction of the Core. This explains the density of
the Milky Way in the constellation, and the large
number of star clusters found here.
A large and important zodiacal constellation. Among
many bright stars, it contains
the well-known red giant,
Antares, as well as many star clusters and other objects.
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