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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  (4.03m)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 7
      1. Quadruple star systems:
      1. Other:
      2. Symbiotic 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 (and not at all in the opposite).