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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

        * 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).