Constellation: Sagitta

Sagitta constellation, which means 'the arrow' is a northern hemisphere constellation. It is a fairly faint constellation and can be difficult to spot in heavily light polluted skies.

This is a small constellation that is only really notable for containing M71.

Astronomical Objects in Sagitta

Open clusters are good targets in even light polluted skies, and being situated in the summer triangle make excellent evening targets in even the lighter summer months.

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What equipment do you need to see Sagitta?

Technically you don't need any equipment at all to see Sagitta! However, to see the fainter stars in the constellation, especially from a light-polluted location would require a good pair of binoculars.