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Encyclopedia > Aries (constellation)
Aries
Aries
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Abbreviation: Ari
Genitive: Arietis
Symbology: the Ram
Right ascension: 3 h
Declination: +20°
Area: 441 sq. deg. (39th)
Main stars: 3, 10
Bayer/Flamsteed stars: 65
Stars with known planets: 3
Bright stars: 2
Nearby stars: 2
Brightest star: α Ari (Hamal) (2.0m)
Nearest star: Teegarden's Star (12.6? ly)
Messier objects: 0
Meteor showers: May Arietids

Autumn Arietids
Delta Arietids
Epsilon Arietids
Daytime-Arietids
Aries-Triangulids This is a celestial map of the constellation Aries, the Ram Copyright © 2003 Torsten Bronger. ... The genitive case is a grammatical case that indicates a relationship, primarily one of possession, between the noun in the genitive case and another noun. ... “Lamb” redirects here. ... Equatorial Coordinates Right ascension (abbrev. ... In astronomy, declination (abbrev. ... Here is a list of the 88 modern constellations by their area in the sky, measured in square degrees. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Flamsteed designations for stars are similar to Bayer designations, except that they use numbers instead of Greek letters. ... Alpha Arietis (α Ari / α Arietis) is the brightest star in the constellation Aries. ... // Headline text HEY!! HOW ARE YOU ALL?? Its nice of you to come read this page. ... Teegardens Star, also known as SO025300. ... A light-year or lightyear (symbol: ly) is a unit of measurement of length, specifically the distance light travels in vacuum in one Julian year. ... The Messier objects are a set of astronomical objects catalogued by Charles Messier in his catalogue of Nebulae and Star Clusters first published in 1774. ... Leonid Meteor Shower A meteor shower, also known as a meteor storm, is a celestial event where a large number of meteors are seen within a very short period. ...

Bordering constellations: Perseus

Triangulum
Pisces
Cetus
Taurus Perseus is a northern constellation, named after the Greek hero who slew the monster Medusa. ... Triangulum is a small northern constellation whose three brightest stars, of third and fourth magnitude, form an elongated triangle. ... For other uses, see Pisces. ... Cetus (a name from Greek mythology, referring to a Whale or Sea monster, see Ceto) is a constellation of the southern sky, in the region known as the Water, near other watery constellations like Aquarius, Pisces, and Eridanus. ... Taurus (IPA: , Latin: , symbol , ) is one of the constellations of the zodiac. ...

Visible at latitudes between +90° and −60°
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of December

Aries (IPA: /ˈɛːriːz/, Latin: ram, symbol , Unicode ♈) is one of the constellations of the zodiac. It lies between Pisces to the west and Taurus to the east. Not to be confused with the NATO phonetic alphabet, which has also informally been called the “International Phonetic Alphabet”. For information on how to read IPA transcriptions of English words, see IPA chart for English. ... Latin was the language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... Species See text. ... Image File history File links Aries. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... For other uses, see Pisces. ... Taurus (IPA: , Latin: , symbol , ) is one of the constellations of the zodiac. ...

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Notable features

Aries' stars are rather faint except for α Ari (Hamal) and β Ari (Sharatan). Other important stars are γ Ari (Mesarthim) and δ Ari (Botein). Alpha Arietis (α Ari / α Arietis) is the brightest star in the constellation Aries. ... Sharatan also known as Beta Arietis or 6 Arietis is a star in the constellation Aries, it is the second Rams horn. ... Gamma Arietis (γ Ari / γ Arietis) is a star in constellation Aries. ... Botein (δ Ari) is a star in the constellation Aries. ...


Teegarden's star, a recent discovery in the constellation, is one of Sun's closest neighbors around 12 light years away. It exhibits one of the largest proper motions known at about 5.06 arc seconds/yr. Teegardens Star, also known as SO025300. ... The Sun is the star at the center of the Solar System. ...


Notable deep sky objects

The few deep sky objects in Aries are very dim. They include the galaxies NGC 697 (northwest of β Ari), NGC 772 (southeast of β Ari), NGC 972 (in the constellation's northern corner), and NGC 1156 (northwest of δ Ari). Deep sky object (DSO) is a term used often in amateur astronomy to denote objects in the night sky other than solar system objects (such as planets, comets and asteroids), single stars and multiple star systems. ... NGC 4414, a typical spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices, is about 17,000 parsecs in diameter and approximately 20 million parsecs distant. ...


Astrology

Main article: Aries (astrology)

The Western astrological sign Aries of the tropical zodiac (March 21April 19) differs from the astronomical constellation and the Hindu astrological sign of the sidereal zodiac (April 15 - May 15). Aries the animal Aries is an astrological sign that is associated with the constellation Aries. ... A fundamental part of astrology is the belief that space and time (as seen from the earth) are ordered into twelve equal segments or divisions called the zodiac. ... The tropical zodiac is a zodiac based upon tropical time, or the apparent motion of the Sun across the sky over the course of a year. ... March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (81st in leap years). ... April 19 is the 109th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (110th in leap years). ... Sidereal astrology is the system of astrology used by some western and all Jyotish astrologers which bases their interpretation around the use of the sidereal zodiac. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ...


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Graphic visualization

The stars of the constellation Aries can be connected in an alternative way, which graphically shows the ram running (or jumping). Binomial name Ovis aries Linnaeus, 1758 The domestic sheep (Ovis aries), the most common species of the sheep genus (Ovis), is a woolly ruminant quadruped which probably descends from the wild mouflon of south-central and south-west Asia. ...

Diagram of an alternate way to connect the stars of the Aries constellation.
Diagram of an alternate way to connect the stars of the Aries constellation.

The ram's head consists of the stars α Ari, λ Ari, and β Ari: α Ari being of the second magnitude and beta Arietis of the third magnitude. Image File history File links Aries_constellation_map_visualization. ... Image File history File links Aries_constellation_map_visualization. ... Alpha Arietis (α Ari / α Arietis) is the brightest star in the constellation Aries. ... Lambda Arietis (λ Ari / λ Arietis) is a binary star in the constellation Aries. ... Sharatan also known as Beta Arietis or 6 Arietis is a star in the constellation Aries, it is the second Rams horn. ...


The ram's body consists of the stars α Ari, η Ari, ε Ari, 41 Ari, and 35 Ari: ε Ari and 41 Ari being of the fourth magnitude. Eta Arietis (η Ari / η Arietis) is a star in the constellation Aries. ... Epsilon Arietis (ε Ari / ε Arietis) is a triple star system in the constellation Aries. ... 41 Arietis is a star in the constellation Aries. ... 35 Arietis is a star in the constellation Aries. ...


The ram's tail consists of the stars 35 Ari, 41 Ari, and 39 Ari. 39 Arietis is a star in the constellation Aries. ...


The star γ Ari, of fourth magnitude, represents the ram's front foot, and the star δ Ari, also of fourth magnitude, represents the ram's hind foot. Gamma Arietis (γ Ari / γ Arietis) is a star in constellation Aries. ... Botein (δ Ari) is a star in the constellation Aries. ...


See also

This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Aries, sorted by decreasing brightness. ...

References

  • H. A. Rey, The Stars — A New Way To See Them. Enlarged World-Wide Edition. Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1997. ISBN 0-395-24830-2.

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Aries Taurus Gemini Cancer Leo Virgo Libra Scorpio Sagittarius Capricorn Aquarius Pisces
The 88 modern Constellations
Andromeda • Antlia • Apus • Aquarius • Aquila • Ara • Aries • Auriga • Boötes • Caelum • Camelopardalis • Cancer • Canes Venatici • Canis Major • Canis Minor • Capricornus • Carina • Cassiopeia • Centaurus • Cepheus • Cetus • Chamaeleon • Circinus • Columba • Coma Berenices • Corona Australis • Corona Borealis • Corvus • Crater • Crux • Cygnus • Delphinus • Dorado • Draco • Equuleus • Eridanus • Fornax • Gemini • Grus • Hercules • Horologium • Hydra • Hydrus • Indus • Lacerta • Leo • Leo Minor • Lepus • Libra • Lupus • Lynx • Lyra • Mensa • Microscopium • Monoceros • Musca • Norma • Octans • Ophiuchus • Orion • Pavo • Pegasus • Perseus • Phoenix • Pictor • Pisces • Piscis Austrinus • Puppis • Pyxis • Reticulum • Sagitta • Sagittarius • Scorpius • Sculptor • Scutum • Serpens • Sextans • Taurus • Telescopium • Triangulum • Triangulum Australe • Tucana • Ursa Major • Ursa Minor • Vela • Virgo • Volans • Vulpecula

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