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Delphinus Constellation
Constellation Delphinus the Dolphin Star Map

Delphinus, the Dolphin (Del)


The Northern constellation of Delphinus, the Dolphin, is best viewed in Fall during the month of September. It's brightest star is Rotanev at magnitude 3.63. The boundary of the Delphinus constellation contains 5 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. del-FINE-us
      1. Meaning:
      2. Dolphin
      1. Genitive:
      2. Delphini
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Del
      1. Asterism:
      2. Job's Coffin
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Heavenly Waters
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Northern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. NQ4
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. September
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 20h 40m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. 12° 6'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Rotanev  (3.63)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 5

    Brightest Stars in Delphinus

    The 10 brightest stars in the constellation Delphinus by magnitude.

        1. Star
        2. Magnitude
        3. Spectral class

      Double Stars in Delphinus

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

          1. Star system
          2. Magnitudes
          3. Type
          1. Gamma Delphinus
          2. 4.4, 5.0
          3. double

        Star Clusters in Delphinus

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

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

          Nebulae in Delphinus

          Notable and easy-to-find nebulae in the constellation Delphinus . Also see all nebulae.

              1. Nebula name
              2. Catalog #
              3. Nebula type

            * Constellation shown for northen hemisphere skies. For the southern hemisphere, constellations appear rotated 180 degrees (upside-down and left-right reversed) from what is shown. Remember that seasons are reversed too - summer in northern latitudes is winter in southern latitudes.

            ** Circumpolar constellations are visible year-round in the hemisphere listed (and not at all in the opposite hemisphere).