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The Sickle

Right Ascension9h46 to 10h20
Declination+11° 58' to +26° 0'
Area (sq deg)119.3
Brightest StarRegulus
Optimum VisibilityMarch
Map of the Sickle Map of the Sickle

An unmistakable asterism in the constellation of Leo. Its six bright stars represent the head and mane of the Lion, forming a distinct sickle shape like a reversed question mark.

Imagery provided by Aladin sky atlas


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