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Horologium Constellation
Constellation Horologium the Clock Star Map

Horologium, the Clock (Hor)


The constellation of Horologium, the Clock, is best viewed in Winter during the month of December. It's brightest star is Alpha Horologii at magnitude 3.85. The boundary of the Horologium constellation contains 3 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. hor-uh-LOW-jee-um
      1. Meaning:
      2. Clock
      1. Genitive:
      2. Horlogii
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Hor
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. LaCaille
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ1
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. December
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 3h 13m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -52° 0'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Alpha Horologii  (3.85)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 3

    Star Clusters in Horologium

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

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

      * 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).