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Indus Constellation
Constellation Indus the Indian Star Map

Indus, the Indian (Ind)


The Southern constellation of Indus, the Indian, is best viewed in Fall during the month of September. It's brightest star is Persian at magnitude 3.11. The boundary of the Indus constellation contains 6 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. IN-dus
      1. Meaning:
      2. Indian
      1. Genitive:
      2. Indi
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Ind
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Bayer
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ4
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. September
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 21h 8m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -52° 19'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Persian  (3.11)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 6

    Brightest Stars in Indus

    The 10 brightest stars in the constellation Indus by magnitude.

        1. Star
        2. Magnitude
        3. Spectral class

      Milky Way Satellites in Indus

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

          1. Galaxy name
          2. Alt name
          3. Magnitude
          1. Indus II
          1. Kim 2/Indus I

        * 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).