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Zodiac: Gemini
May 22 - Jun 21
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Ophiucus (Snake Holder)

This constellation belongs to the zodiac. Its time of the year is between and . This constellation does not belong to the zodiac. It's brightest star is (not in database).
Neighboring constellations are Serpens, Libra, Scorpius, Sagittarius, Aquila, and Hercules. Have a look at our full list of all constellations.
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Latin name:  Ophiucus (Oph)
English name:  Snake Holder
Abbreviation:  Oph
Zodiac:  Constellation does not belong to the zodiac.
Brightest star:  (not in database)
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Objects in Snake Holder

A selection of interesting objects visible with a telescope.
M10 (NGC 6254)
a globular cluster in the constellation Snake Holder
Image credit: ESA/NASA

M9 (NGC 6333)
a globular cluster in the constellation Snake Holder
Image credit: ESA/Hubble, NASA

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