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Reticulum Constellation
Constellation Reticulum the Net (Reticle) Star Map

Reticulum, the Net (Reticle) (Ret)


The Southern constellation of Reticulum, the Net (Reticle), is best viewed in Winter during the month of January. It's brightest star is Alpha Reticuli at magnitude 3.33. The boundary of the Reticulum constellation contains 8 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. rih-TICK-yuh-lum
      1. Meaning:
      2. Net (Reticle)
      1. Genitive:
      2. Reticuli
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Ret
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. LaCaille
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ1
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. January
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 3h 54m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -60° 31'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Alpha Reticuli  (3.33)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 8

    Brightest Stars in Reticulum

    The 10 brightest stars in the constellation Reticulum by magnitude.

        1. Star
        2. Magnitude
        3. Spectral class

      Milky Way Satellites in Reticulum

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

          1. Galaxy name
          2. Alt name
          3. Magnitude
          1. Reticulum II
          1. Reticulum III

        Exoplanets in Reticulum

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