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Antlia Constellation
Constellation Antlia the Air Pump

Antlia, the Air Pump (Ant)  

(ANT-lee-uh)


The constellation of Antlia, the Air Pump, is best viewed in Spring during the month of April. It's brightest star is Antliae at magnitude 4.20. The boundary of the Antlia constellation contains 2 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. ANT-lee-uh
      1. Meaning:
      2. Air Pump
      1. Genitive:
      2. Antilae
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Ant
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. LaCaille
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ2
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. April
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 10h 7m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -33° 21'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Antliae  (4.20m)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 2
      1. Triple star systems:
      2. 1
      1. X-ray stars:
      2. 1 stars
      1. Pulsars:
      2. 1

    * 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).