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Indus Constellation
Constellation Indus the Indian Star Map

Indus, the Indian (Ind)


The constellation of Indus, the Indian, is best viewed in Fall during the month of September. It's brightest star is Persian at magnitude 3.11. The boundary of the Indus constellation contains 6 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. IN-dus
      1. Meaning:
      2. Indian
      1. Genitive:
      2. Indi
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Ind
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Bayer
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ4
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. September
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 21h 8m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -52° 19'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Persian  (3.11)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 6

    * 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).