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Pavo (Peacock)

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Part of Pavo is sometimes called "the Saucepan" when it is used as a guide to finding the south by the stars. The most notable star in the constellation is δ Pavonis, a nearby Sun-like but more evolved star.

Pavo's name is Latin for peacock.

Neighbouring Constellations

Apus (Bird of Paradise)

Ara (Alter)

Indus (Indian)

Picture of Pavo