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Coma Berenices Constellation
Constellation Coma Berenices the Berenice's Hair Star Map

Coma Berenices, the Berenice's Hair (Com)

(CO-muh BER-uh-NICE-eez)


The Northern constellation of Coma Berenices, the Berenice's Hair, is best viewed in Spring during the month of May. It's brightest star is Beta Comae Berenices at magnitude 4.26. The boundary of the Coma Berenices constellation contains 7 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. CO-muh BER-uh-NICE-eez
      1. Meaning:
      2. Berenice's Hair
      1. Genitive:
      2. Comae Berenices
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Com
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Ursa Major
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Northern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. NQ3
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. May
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 12h 45m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. 22° 39'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Beta Comae Berenices  (4.26)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 7



    Brightest Stars in Coma Berenices

    The 10 brightest stars in the constellation Coma Berenices by magnitude.

        1. Star
        2. Magnitude
        3. Spectral class



      Double Stars in Coma Berenices

      These are the brightest and easiest-to-find double, triple, and quadruple star systems in the constellation Coma Berenices . Also see all star clusters.

          1. Star system
          2. Magnitudes
          3. Type
          1. 24 Comae Berenices
          2. 5.1, 6.3
          3. double



        Star Clusters in Coma Berenices

        The most notable and easy-to-find star clusters in the constellation Coma Berenices . Also see all star clusters.

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



          Galaxies in Coma Berenices

          The most notable, famous, and easy-to-find galaxies in the constellation Coma Berenices . Also see all galaxies.

              1. Galaxy name
              2. Alt name
              3. Galaxy type



            Milky Way Satellites in Coma Berenices

            Dwarf satellite galaxies that orbit the Milky Way Galaxy located in the constellation Coma Berenices. Also see all Milky Way satellite galaxies.

                1. Galaxy name
                2. Alt name
                3. Magnitude
                1. Coma Berenices

              * 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).