Coma Berenices

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Coma Berenices
Constellation
Coma Berenices
AbbreviationCom
GenitiveComae Berenices
Pronunciation/ˈkmə bɛrəˈnsz/,
genitive /ˈkm/
Seembolismthe Berenice's Hair
Richt ascension11h 58m 25.0885s–13h 36m 06.9433s[1] h
Declination33.3074303°–13.3040485°[1]°
Aurie386 sq. deg. (42nd)
Main starns3
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
44
Starns wi planets5
Starns brichter than 3.00m0
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)1
Brichtest starnβ Com (4.26m)
Nearest starnβ Com
(29.96 ly, 9.18 pc)
Messier objects8
Meteor showersComa Berenicids
Borderin
constellations
Canes Venatici
Ursa Major
Leo
Virgo
Boötes
Veesible at latitudes atween +90° an −70°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Mey.

Coma Berenices is a tradeetional asterism that haes syne been defined as ane o the 88 modren constellations.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Coma Berenices, constellation boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 27 February 2014. 

Coordinates: Sky map 12h 45m 36s, +21° 49′ 48″