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Lacerta

The Lizard

Abbreviation: Lac
Genitive: Lacertae

The constellation of Lacerta

Polish astronomer Johannes Hevelius created this constellation in the late seventeenth century.

Notable Features

Designation Name Description
C16 C16 is an open cluster that is just below naked-eye visibility but binoculars or a small telescope will reveal it. It is not far from the star α Lac.