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Lupus Constellation
Constellation Lupus the Wolf Star Map

Lupus, the Wolf (Lup)  


The constellation of Lupus, the Wolf, is best viewed in Summer during the month of June. It's brightest star is Men at magnitude 2.30. The boundary of the Lupus constellation contains 8 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. LOOP-us
      1. Meaning:
      2. Wolf
      1. Genitive:
      2. Lupi
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Lup
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Hercules
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ3
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. June
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 15h 23m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -42° 43'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Men  (2.30m)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 8

    * 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).