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Aries Constellation
Constellation Aries the Ram Star Map

Aries, the Ram (Ari)


The Northern constellation of Aries, the Ram, is best viewed in Winter during the month of December. It's brightest star is Hamal at magnitude 2.00. The boundary of the Aries constellation contains 11 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. AIR-eez
      1. Meaning:
      2. Ram
      1. Genitive:
      2. Arietis
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Ari
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Zodiacal
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Northern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. NQ1
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. December
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 2h 41m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. 22° 34'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Hamal  (2.00)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 11

    Brightest Stars in Aries

    The 10 brightest stars in the constellation Aries by magnitude.

        1. Star
        2. Magnitude
        3. Spectral class

      Double Stars in Aries

      These are the brightest and easiest-to-find double, triple, and quadruple star systems in the constellation Aries. Also see all star clusters.

          1. Star system
          2. Magnitudes
          3. Type
          1. Gamma Arietis
          2. 4.5, 4.6
          3. double
          1. Lambda Arietis
          2. 4.8, 6.6
          3. double

        Milky Way Satellites in Aries

        Dwarf satellite galaxies that orbit the Milky Way Galaxy located in the constellation Aries. Also see all Milky Way satellite galaxies.

            1. Galaxy name
            2. Alt name
            3. Magnitude
            1. Segue 2

          Exoplanets in Aries

          These are the most notable named exoplanet systems known in the constellation Aries. 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).