Ara as depicted by Johann Bayer in his Uranometria (1603). Source image provided by www.RareMaps.com — Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps Inc.
In Greek Mythology Ara is the altar where the Olympian gods made their offerings and swore their allegiance to Zeus before The War of Titans, which lasted 10 years and saw the Olympians come to power.
Interesting stars and objects.
These are the stars in Ara with a minimum magnitude of 3.0.