ARA

| ARA Chart | Midnight Culmination |

Constellation Data

  • Name: ARA
  • Translation: Altar
  • Abbreviation: Ara
  • Genitive: Areae
  • Size: 63
  • Regions: Southern
  • RA: 17 hours
  • Decl: -55 degrees
  • Season: Winter
  • Midnight Culmination: 10 June



What is the Genitive form?
What is Right Ascension (RA)?
Is this constellation ever visible from my latitude? What is Declination?

Where should I look for a constellation on a date before or after its midnight culmination? What is Midnight Culmination?

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