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Serpens Constellation
Constellation Serpens the Serpent Star Map

Serpens, the Serpent (Ser)  


The constellation of Serpens, the Serpent, is best viewed in Summer during the month of July. It's brightest star is Unukalhai at magnitude 2.63. The boundary of the Serpens constellation contains 14 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. SER-punz
      1. Meaning:
      2. Serpent
      1. Genitive:
      2. Serpentis
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Ser
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Hercules
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Northern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. NQ3
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. July
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 18h
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -13°
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Unukalhai  (2.63m)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 14
      1. Quadruple star systems:
      2. 2
      1. Triple star systems:
      2. 1

    * 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).