English Name: The Reticle Net
Hemisphere: Southern Hemisphere
Location: Between the constellations of Dorado and Hydrus.
Visible between latitudes: +20 and -90 degrees
Best season: Winter
Seen in three seasons: Autumn, Winter and Spring.
Best seen in: During the middle of December.
Seen between: Only December
Right Ascension (RA): 04 hour
Declination (DEC): -60 degrees
Area (square degrees): 114 (82nd)
Reticulum (The Reticule Net)
- Reticulum is a small, faint constellation in the southern sky.
- It lies near the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC).
- No Messier Objects in Reticulum.
Features of Interest
- Zeta (ζ) Reticuli – Double star; divisible with naked-eye, two yellow stars, similar to our Sun – both magnitude: +5.0.
- Reticuli (Alpha)
- Photo of the constellation; Reticulum, as it appears to the naked eye. (Lines have been added for clarity)
- Sky Chart – Reticulum
- List of stars in Reticulum.
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