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Lynx
Constellation
Abbreviation Lyn
Genitive Lyncis
Pronunciation /ˈlɪŋks/,
genitive /ˈlɪnss/
Symbolism the Lynx
Right ascension 8
Declination +45
Quadrant NQ2
Area 545 sq. deg. (28th)
Main stars 4
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
42
Stars with planets 5
Stars brighter than 3.00m 0
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 1
Brightest star α Lyn (3.14m)
Nearest star LHS 1963
(26.62 ly, 8.16 pc)
Messier objects 0
Meteor showers ?????
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Bordering
constellations
Ursa Major
Camelopardalis
Auriga
Gemini
Cancer
Leo (corner)
Leo Minor
Visible at latitudes between +90° and −55°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of March.

Lynx is a constellation in the northern sky.

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