#stargazingsaturday | Lynx

LYNX constellation is located in the northern hemisphere. It represents the lynx, and it is not usually associated with any myths. Lynx is one of the several constellations that were introduced by the Polish astronomer Johannes Hevelius in the 17th century. Hevelius created the constellation to fill a relatively large gap between the two neighboring constellations, Auriga and Ursa Major.

“Jones-Emberson 1″ has an angular diameter of 6′, 67″ x 6′, 67” and it locates in constellation Lynx.

Lynx is the 28th constellation in size, occupying an area of 545 square degrees. It lies in the second quadrant of the northern hemisphere (NQ2) and can be seen at latitudes between +90° and -55°. The neighboring constellations are AurigaCamelopardalisCancerGeminiLeoLeo Minor and Ursa Major.

WATCH HERE: Check out LYNX!

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