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Lambda Scorpii (λ Sco / λ Scorpii) is the second brightest star in the constellation Scorpius, and one of the brightest stars in the nighttime sky. It has the Bayer designation "lambda" despite being the second brightest and not the eleventh brightest star in its constellation. It also has the traditional name Shaula.
Lambda Scorpii is found in the tail of the scorpion (Scorpius).
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