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Scutum is situated just south of the celestial equator in a rich area of the Milky Way, with Aquila to the north and Sagittarius to the south. It was introduced in the late 17th century by the Polish astronomer Johannes Hevelius under the name Scutum Sobiescianum, meaning Sobieski's Shield, to honor the king of Poland, Jan Sobieski. The Scutum star cloud in the north is one of the

Scutum is situated just south of the celestial equator in a rich area of the Milky Way, with Aquila to the north and Sagittarius to the south. It was introduced in the late 17th century by the Polish astronomer Johannes Hevelius under the name Scutum Sobiescianum, meaning Sobieski's Shield, to honor the king of Poland, Jan Sobieski. The Scutum star cloud in the north is one of the richest areas of the Milky Way. features of interest

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