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Camelopardalis Constellation
Constellation Camelopardalis the Giraffe Star Map

Camelopardalis, the Giraffe (Cam)  

(camel-oh- PAR-duh-liss)


The constellation of Camelopardalis, the Giraffe, is best viewed in Winter during the month of February. It's brightest star is Beta Cam at magnitude 4.03. The boundary of the Camelopardalis constellation contains 7 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. camel-oh- PAR-duh-liss
      1. Meaning:
      2. Giraffe
      1. Genitive:
      2. Camelopardalis
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Cam
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Ursa Major
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Northern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. NQ2
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. February
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 6h 9m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. 71° 58'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Beta Cam  (4.03)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 7



    Double Stars in Camelopardalis

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

        1. Star system
        2. Magnitudes
        3. Type
        1. 1 Camelopardalis
        2. 5.8, 6.8
        3. double
        1. 32 Camelopardalis
        2. 5.3, 5.7
        3. double



      Star Clusters in Camelopardalis

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

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



        Nebulae in Camelopardalis

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

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



          Galaxies in Camelopardalis

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

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



            Neutron Stars in Camelopardalis

            These are the most well-known neutron stars in the constellation Camelopardalis. Although neutron stars cannot be seen in any amateur telescope, they are at the center of many supernova remnant nebulae, which can be seen.

                1. Neutron star
                2. Type



              Exoplanets in Camelopardalis

              These are the most notable named exoplanet systems known in the constellation Camelopardalis. 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).