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Norma Constellation
Constellation Norma

Norma, the Square (and Rule) (Nor)

The constellation of Norma, the Square (and Rule), is best viewed in the Summer season during the month of July for mid-northern latitudes. It's brightest star is Gamma2 Normae at magnitude 4.01. The boundary of the Norma constellation contains 4 stars that host known exoplanets.

The naked eye can generally see up to magnitude 6 (magnitude 8 with perfect eyes under ideal super dark-sky conditions).

      1. Meaning:
      2. Square (and Rule)
      1. Genitive:
      2. Normae
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Nor
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. LaCaille
      1. Best Viewing Month*:
      2. July
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 16h 3m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -52° 43'
      1. Brightest Star:
      2. Gamma2 Normae (4.01m)
      1. Exoplanet Host Stars:
      2. 4
      1. Caldwell objects:
      2. C89,
      1. X-ray Stars:
      2. 3 2 binary stars
      1. Neutron Stars:
      2. 1 stars
      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.

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