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Aquarius Constellation
Constellation Aquarius the Water Bearer Star Map

Aquarius, the Water Bearer (Aqr)


The constellation of Aquarius, the Water Bearer, is best viewed in Fall during the month of October. It's brightest star is Sadalsuud at magnitude 2.90. The boundary of the Aquarius constellation contains 17 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. uh-QUAIR-ee-us
      1. Meaning:
      2. Water Bearer
      1. Genitive:
      2. Aquarii
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Aqr
      1. Asterism:
      2. Water Jar
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Zodiacal
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ4
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. October
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 22h 42m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -10° 28'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Sadalsuud  (2.90)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 17

    Double Stars in Aquarius

    These are the brightest and easiest-to-find double, triple, and quadruple star systems in the constellation Aquarius.

        1. Star system
        2. Magnitudes
        3. Type
        1. Zeta Aquarii
        2. 4.3, 4.5
        3. double
        1. 94 Aquarii
        2. 5.3, 7.0
        3. double

      Star Clusters in Aquarius

      The most notable, famous, and easy-to-find star clusters in the constellation Aquarius :

          1. Star cluster
          2. Catalog #
          3. Cluster type

        Nebulae in Aquarius

        The most notable, famous, and easy-to-find nebulae in the constellation Aquarius :

            1. Nebula name
            2. Catalog #
            3. Nebula type

          Galaxies in Aquarius

          The most notable, famous, and easy-to-find galaxies in the constellation Aquarius:

              1. Galaxy name
              2. Catalog #
              3. Galaxy type

            Exoplanets in Aquarius

            These are the most notable named exoplanet systems known in the constellation Aquarius. Bear in mind that we will likely discover billions of exoplanets in the years to come.

                1. Host star name
                2. Exoplanet name

              * For southern latitudes, flip the season listed. For example, if a constellation is listed as best viewed in the summer in the month of July, in the southern hemisphere the constellation would be best viewed in the winter in January and would be upside-down.

              ** Circumpolar constellations are visible year-round in the hemisphere listed (and not at all in the opposite).