Sagitta



noun, genitive Sagittae
[suh-jit-ee] /səˈdʒɪt i/ (Show IPA). Astronomy.
1.
the Arrow, a northern constellation between Aquila and Cygnus.
noun (Latin genitive) Sagittae (səˈɡɪtiː)
1.
a small constellation in the N hemisphere lying between Cygnus and Aquila and crossed by the Milky Way

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