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Aries Constellation
Constellation Aries

Aries, the Ram (Ari)

The constellation of Aries, the Ram, is best viewed in the Winter season during the month of December for mid-northern latitudes. It's brightest star is Hamal at magnitude 2.00. The boundary of the Aries constellation contains 11 stars that host known exoplanets.

The naked eye can generally see up to magnitude 6 (magnitude 8 with perfect eyes under ideal super dark-sky conditions).

      1. Meaning:
      2. Ram
      1. Genitive:
      2. Arietis
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Ari
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Zodiacal
      1. Best Viewing Month*:
      2. December
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 2h 41m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. 22° 34'
      1. Brightest Star:
      2. Hamal (2.00m)
      1. Exoplanet Host Stars:
      2. 11
      1. Triple Stars:
      2. 1
      1. Pulsars:
      2. 1
      1. Other:
      2. Runaway star

    * 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.



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