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Lynx Constellation
Constellation Lynx the Lynx Star Map

Lynx, the Lynx (Lyn)


The Northern constellation of Lynx, the Lynx, is best viewed in Spring during the month of March. It's brightest star is Alpha Lyncis at magnitude 3.14. The boundary of the Lynx constellation contains 6 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. links
      1. Meaning:
      2. Lynx
      1. Genitive:
      2. Lyncis
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Lyn
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Ursa Major
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Northern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. NQ2
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. March
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 7h 44m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. 47° 50'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Alpha Lyncis  (3.14)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 6

    Brightest Stars in Lynx

    The 10 brightest stars in the constellation Lynx by magnitude.

        1. Star
        2. Magnitude
        3. Spectral class

      Double Stars in Lynx

      These are the brightest and easiest-to-find double, triple, and quadruple star systems in the constellation Lynx. Also see all star clusters.

          1. Star system
          2. Magnitudes
          3. Type
          1. 12 Lyncis
          2. 5.4, 7.0
          3. double
          1. 19 Lyncis
          2. 5.8, 6.7
          3. double
          1. 38 Lyncis
          2. 3.9, 6.1
          3. double

        Star Clusters in Lynx

        The most notable and easy-to-find star clusters in the constellation Lynx . Also see all star clusters.

            1. Star cluster
            2. Catalog #
            3. Cluster type

          Nebulae in Lynx

          Notable and easy-to-find nebulae in the constellation Lynx . Also see all nebulae.

              1. Nebula name
              2. Catalog #
              3. Nebula type

            Galaxies in Lynx

            The most notable, famous, and easy-to-find galaxies in the constellation Lynx. Also see all galaxies.

                1. Galaxy name
                2. Alt name
                3. Galaxy type

              Exoplanets in Lynx

              These are the most notable named exoplanet systems known in the constellation Lynx. Bear in mind that we will likely discover billions of exoplanets in the years to come. Also see all exoplanets.

                  1. Host star name
                  2. Exoplanet name

                * For southern latitudes, flip the season listed. For example, if a constellation is listed as best viewed in the summer in the month of July, in the southern hemisphere the constellation would be best viewed in the winter in January and would be upside-down.

                ** Circumpolar constellations are visible year-round in the hemisphere listed (and not at all in the opposite).