Lynx (constellation)

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Lynx
Constellation
Lynx
Abbreviation Lyn
Genitive Lyncis
Pronunciation /ˈlɪŋks/,
genitive /ˈlɪnss/
Seembolism the Lynx
Richt ascension 8 h
Declination +45°
Quadrant NQ2
Aurie 545 sq. deg. (28th)
Main starns 4
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
42
Starns wi planets 5
Starns brichter than 3.00m 0
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 1
Brichtest starn α Lyn (3.14m)
Nearest starn LHS 1963
(26.62 ly, 8.16 pc)
Messier objects 0
Meteor showers ?????
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Borderin
constellations
Ursa Major
Camelopardalis
Auriga
Gemini
Cancer
Leo (corner)
Leo Minor
Veesible at latitudes atween +90° an −55°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Mairch.

Lynx is a constellation in the northren sky, introduced in the 17t century bi Johannes Hevelius. It is named efter the lynx, a genus o cat. It is a very faint constellation; its brichtest starns furm a zigzag line.

Coordinates: Sky map 08h 00m 00s, +45° 00′ 00″