Aries (constellation)

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Aries
Constellation
Aries
Abbreviation Ari[1]
Genitive Arietis
Pronunciation /ˈɛərz/, formally /ˈɛərɪ.z/; genitive /əˈr.ts/
Seembolism the Ram
Richt ascension 01h 46m 37.3761s–03h 29m 42.4003s[2] h
Declination 31.2213154°–10.3632069°[2]°
Aurie 441[3] sq. deg. (39th)
Main starns 4, 9
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
67
Starns wi planets 6
Starns brichter than 3.00m 2
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 2[lower-alpha 1]
Brichtest starn Hamal (2.01m)
Nearest starn Teegarden's Starn (SO 0253+1652)[4]
(12.58 ly, 3.86 pc)
Messier objects 0
Meteor showers
  • May Arietids
  • Autumn Arietids
  • Delta Arietids
  • Epsilon Arietids
  • Daytime-Arietids
  • Aries-Triangulids
Borderin
constellations
Veesible at latitudes atween +90° an −60°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o December.

Aries is ane o the constellations o the zodiac.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The nearbi starns that are named or itherwise kent are Teegarden's starn an TZ Arietis. The distance can be calculatit frae their parallax, leetit in SIMBAD, bi takin the inverse o the parallax an multiplyin bi 3.26.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Russell 1922, p. 469.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Aries, constellation boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 14 Februar 2014. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Thompson & Thompson 2007, pp. 90–91.
  4. RECONS, The 100 Nearest Star Systems.

Coordinates: Sky map 03h 00m 00s, +20° 00′ 00″