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Serpens


Abbreviation:
Ser
English name:
Serpens
Coordinates
see Stellar data

Particulars:

General:

This constellation is unique among all others. It is the only one, which consists of two parts: Serpens Caput, the Head of the Serpent and Serpens Cauda, the Tail of the Serpent. Between both parts lies the constellation of Ophiuchus, the Serpent Holder.
Although Serpens Caput and Serpens Cauda are really separated, they count as one constellation.

Stars and other objects

Mythological Background:



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