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Aries Constellation
Constellation Aries the Ram

Aries, the Ram (Ari)  

(AIR-eez)


The 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  (2.00m)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 11
      1. Triple star systems:
      2. 1
      1. Pulsars:
      2. 1
      1. Other:
      2. Runaway star


    * 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).



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