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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Virgo.
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  • Andromeda (constellation) [r]: Constellation in the northern sky, which is surrounded by Auriga, Perseus, Aries, Cetus, Eridanus, Orion and Gemini. [e]
  • Antlia [r]: Constellation in the southern sky, which is surrounded by Hydra, Pyxis, Vela and Centaurus. [e]
  • Boötes [r]: Northern sky constellation with 140 stars including Arcturus (α Bootis), the third-brightest star in the night sky. [e]
  • Fornax [r]: Constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Sculptor and Eridanus, its name is Latin for 'furnace'. [e]
  • Galaxy [r]: Gravitationally bound system of stars typically contain ten million to one trillion stars. [e]
  • Mensa (constellation) [r]: Southern constellation between Hydrus and Volans, its name is Latin for 'table'. [e]
  • Microscopium [r]: Constellation in the Southern Hemisphere, its name is Latin for 'microscope'. [e]
  • Monoceros [r]: A constellation in the southern sky. [e]
  • NGC 4303 [r]: A spiral galaxy in the Virgo Cluster. [e]
  • NGC 4374 [r]: A lenticular galaxy in the constellation Virgo, situated in the heavily populated inner core of the Virgo Cluster of galaxies. [e]
  • NGC 4406 [r]: A lenticular galaxy in the constellation Virgo. [e]
  • NGC 4472 [r]: An elliptical, lenticular galaxy about 49 million light-years away in the constellation Virgo. [e]
  • NGC 4486 [r]: A giant elliptical galaxy, which is the largest and brightest galaxy within the northern Virgo Cluster, located about 55 million light years away. [e]
  • NGC 4552 [r]: An elliptical galaxy in the constellation Virgo, and a member of the Virgo Cluster of galaxies. [e]
  • NGC 4569 [r]: A spiral galaxy about 60 million light-years away in the constellation Virgo. [e]
  • NGC 4579 [r]: A galaxy located in the constellation Virgo. [e]
  • NGC 4594 [r]: An unbarred spiral galaxy in the constellation Virgo, which has a bright nucleus, an unusually large central bulge, and a prominent dust lane in its inclined disk. [e]
  • NGC 4621 [r]: An elliptical galaxy in the constellation Virgo. [e]
  • NGC 4649 [r]: A galaxy located in the constellation Virgo. [e]
  • Octans [r]: Constellation that includes the southern celestial pole, its name is Latin for the eighth part of a circle, but it is actually named after the 'octant', a navigational instrument. [e]
  • Sagitta [r]: Constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Aquila and Vulpecula, its name is Latin for 'arrow'. [e]
  • Sculptor (constellation) [r]: Constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Cetus and Phoenix, originally named Apparatus Sculptoris, it was shortened to Sculptor. [e]
  • Serpens [r]: Constellation in the equatorial region of the northern sky, made up of two parts, Serpens Cauda, the tail, and Serpens Caput, the head, both near Hercules and Ophiuchus, its name is Latin for 'serpent'. [e]
  • Spica [r]: Spectroscopic binary star, 245 light-years from Earth, one of the brightest stars in the sky and the brightest star in the constellation Virgo. [e]