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Aries Constellation
Constellation Aries the Ram Star Map

Aries, the Ram (Ari)

(AIR-eez)


The Northern constellation of Aries, the Ram, is best viewed in Winter during the month of December. It's brightest star is Hamal at magnitude 2.00. The boundary of the Aries constellation contains 11 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. AIR-eez
      1. Meaning:
      2. Ram
      1. Genitive:
      2. Arietis
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Ari
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Zodiacal
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Northern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. NQ1
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. December
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 2h 41m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. 22° 34'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Hamal  (2.00)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 11



    Brightest Stars in Aries

    The 10 brightest stars in the constellation Aries by magnitude.

        1. Star
        2. Magnitude
        3. Spectral class



      Double Stars in Aries

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

          1. Star system
          2. Magnitudes
          3. Type
          1. Gamma Arietis
          2. 4.5, 4.6
          3. double
          1. Lambda Arietis
          2. 4.8, 6.6
          3. double



        Milky Way Satellites in Aries

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

            1. Galaxy name
            2. Alt name
            3. Magnitude
            1. Segue 2

          * 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).