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Puppis Constellation
Constellation Puppis the Stern Star Map

Puppis, the Stern (Pup)


The Southern constellation of Puppis, the Stern, is best viewed in Spring during the month of March. It's brightest star is Naos at magnitude 2.25. The boundary of the Puppis constellation contains 10 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. PUP-iss
      1. Meaning:
      2. Stern
      1. Genitive:
      2. Puppis
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Pup
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Heavenly Waters
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ2
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. March
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 7h 52m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -32° 37'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Naos  (2.25)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 10

    Brightest Stars in Puppis

    The 10 brightest stars in the constellation Puppis by magnitude.

        1. Star
        2. Magnitude
        3. Spectral class

      Double Stars in Puppis

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

          1. Star system
          2. Magnitudes
          3. Type
          1. k Puppis
          2. 4.4, 4.6
          3. double

        Star Clusters in Puppis

        The most notable and easy-to-find star clusters in the constellation Puppis . Also see all star clusters.

            1. Star cluster
            2. Catalog #
            3. Cluster type

          Nebulae in Puppis

          Notable and easy-to-find nebulae in the constellation Puppis. Also see all nebulae.

              1. Nebula name
              2. Catalog #
              3. Nebula type

            Neutron Stars in Puppis

            These are the most well-known neutron stars in the constellation Puppis. Although neutron stars cannot be seen in any amateur telescope, they are at the center of many supernova remnant nebulae, which can be seen. Also see all neutron stars.

                1. Neutron star
                2. Type

              * 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).