Scutum, also known as Scutum Sobiescianum or The Shield, is a constellation in space that borders Sagittarius, Aquila and Serpens Cauda. Scutum has 2 Main Stars and 1 of its stars has planet(s). The brightest star in Scutum is Alpha Scuti.
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Stars within Scutum are: Alpha Scuti, Beta Scuti, Epsilon Scuti, Eta Scuti, Gamma Scuti, Delta Scuti, Zeta Scuti, UY Sct, PSR B1829-10, COROT-17, PSR B1828-11, IRC- 10414, PSR J1841-0500, AS 314, LS 5039, WR 114, 2MASS J18450079-1409036, Stephenson 2-18, V373, BD-11 4672, R Scuti, HD 169454, S Scuti, COROT-16, RSGCI-F01, RSGC1-F02, FH Sct, WR 117, W Sct, U Sct, Z Sct, HD 170397, V Sct and T Sct.
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Scutum was introduced in 1684 by Polish Astronomer Johannes Hevelius who named in Scutum Sobiescianum or Shield of Sobieski. The name was later changed to just Scutum in 1922 by The International Astronomical Union.
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