Vulpecula

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Vulpecula is a faint constellation in the northern sky.wikipedia
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Alpha Vulpeculae

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The brightest star in Vulpecula is Alpha Vulpeculae, a magnitude 4.44 m red giant at a distance of 297 light-years.
Alpha Vulpeculae (α Vulpeculae, abbreviated Alfa Vul, α Vul), officially named Anser, is the brightest star in the constellation of Vulpecula.

23 Vulpeculae

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23 Vulpeculae is the second brightest star in the constellation.
23 Vulpeculae is a triple star system in the northern constellation of Vulpecula.

PSR B1919+21

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In 1967, the first pulsar, PSR B1919+21, was discovered in Vulpecula by Jocelyn Bell, supervised by Antony Hewish, in Cambridge.
It is also known as PSR J1921+2153 and is located in the constellation of Vulpecula.

PSR B1937+21

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Fifteen years after the first pulsar was discovered, the first millisecond pulsar, PSR B1937+21, was also discovered in Vulpecula, only a few degrees in the sky away from PSR B1919+21.
PSR B1937+21 is a pulsar located in the constellation Vulpecula a few degrees in the sky away from the first discovered pulsar, PSR B1919+21.

HD 189733 b

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Vulpecula is also home to HD 189733 b, one of the closest extrasolar planets currently being studied by the Spitzer Space Telescope.
HD 189733 b is an extrasolar planet approximately 64.5 light-years away from the Solar System in the constellation of Vulpecula.

Dumbbell Nebula

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The Dumbbell Nebula (M27), is a large, bright planetary nebula which was discovered by the French astronomer Charles Messier in 1764 as the very first object of its kind.
The Dumbbell Nebula (also known as Apple Core Nebula, Messier 27, M 27, or NGC 6853) is a planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula, at a distance of about 1227 light-years.

Brocchi's Cluster

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Brocchi's Cluster (Collinder 399) is an asterism formerly thought to be an open cluster.
Brocchi's Cluster (also known as Collinder 399, Cr 399 or Al Sufi's Cluster) is a random grouping of stars located in the constellation Vulpecula near the border with Sagitta.

Planetary nebula

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The Dumbbell Nebula (M27), is a large, bright planetary nebula which was discovered by the French astronomer Charles Messier in 1764 as the very first object of its kind.
The first planetary nebula discovered (though not yet termed as such) was the Dumbbell Nebula in the constellation of Vulpecula.

Asterism (astronomy)

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Brocchi's Cluster (Collinder 399) is an asterism formerly thought to be an open cluster. It was identified in the seventeenth century, and is located in the middle of the Summer Triangle (an asterism consisting of the bright stars Deneb, Vega, and Altair).

Fox

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Its name is Latin for "little fox", although it is commonly known simply as the fox.
The constellation Vulpecula represents a fox.

NGC 7052

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NGC 7052 is an elliptical galaxy in Vulpecula at a distance of 214 million light-years from Earth.
NGC 7052 is an elliptical galaxy in the constellation Vulpecula.

Lyra

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Beginning at the north, Lyra is bordered by Draco, Hercules, Vulpecula, and Cygnus.

Hercules (constellation)

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Hercules is bordered by Draco to the north; Boötes, Corona Borealis, and Serpens Caput to the east; Ophiuchus to the south; Aquila to the southwest; and Sagitta, Vulpecula, and Lyra to the west.

Delphinus

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It is bordered (clockwise from north) by Vulpecula the fox, Sagitta the arrow, Aquila the eagle, Aquarius the water-carrier, Equuleus the foal and Pegasus the flying horse.

3C 433

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3C 433 is a Seyfert galaxy located in the constellation Vulpecula.

Pegasus (constellation)

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Pegasus is bordered by Andromeda to the north and east, Lacerta to the north, Cygnus to the northwest, Vulpecula, Delphinus and Equuleus to the west, Aquarius to the south and Pisces to the south and east.

Sagitta

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It is bordered by Vulpecula to the north, Hercules to the west, Aquila to the south, and Delphinus to the east.

Johannes Hevelius

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In the late 17th century, the astronomer Johannes Hevelius created Vulpecula.

Constellation

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Vulpecula is a faint constellation in the northern sky.

Latin

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Its name is Latin for "little fox", although it is commonly known simply as the fox.

Summer Triangle

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It was identified in the seventeenth century, and is located in the middle of the Summer Triangle (an asterism consisting of the bright stars Deneb, Vega, and Altair).

Deneb

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It was identified in the seventeenth century, and is located in the middle of the Summer Triangle (an asterism consisting of the bright stars Deneb, Vega, and Altair).

Vega

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It was identified in the seventeenth century, and is located in the middle of the Summer Triangle (an asterism consisting of the bright stars Deneb, Vega, and Altair).

Altair

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It was identified in the seventeenth century, and is located in the middle of the Summer Triangle (an asterism consisting of the bright stars Deneb, Vega, and Altair).