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Constellation Scutum
Abbreviation sct
Symbolism The Shield
Area 109
Principal Star Alpha Scuti

The illustration (where available) helps with learning the general pattern of the constellation, the photograph (where available) shows you exactly what the constellation looks like on at typical night with the naked eye. The astronomical chart shows accurate technical data, including location and relative star sizes.

Astronomical Chart from the IAU

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