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Apus Constellation
Constellation Apus the Bird-of-Paradise Star Map

Apus, the Bird-of-Paradise (Aps)


The Southern constellation of Apus, the Bird-of-Paradise, is best viewed in Summer during the month of July. It's brightest star is Apodis at magnitude 3.80. The boundary of the Apus constellation contains 2 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. APE-us
      1. Meaning:
      2. Bird-of-Paradise
      1. Genitive:
      2. Apodus
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Aps
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Bayer
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ3
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. July
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 16h 8m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -76° 35'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Apodis  (3.80)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 2

    Brightest Stars in Apus

    The 10 brightest stars in the constellation Apus by magnitude.

        1. Star
        2. Magnitude
        3. Spectral class

      Star Clusters in Apus

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

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

        Exoplanets in Apus

        These are the most notable named exoplanet systems known in the constellation Apus. Bear in mind that we will likely discover billions of exoplanets in the years to come. Also see all exoplanets.

            1. Host star name
            2. Exoplanet name

          * 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).