Leo Minor

constellation in the northern celestial hemisphere

Leo Minor is a constellation in the northern sky.

Leo Minor
Constellation
Leo Minor
AbbreviationLMi
GenitiveLeonis Minoris
Pronunciation/ˌl ˈmnər/,
genitive /lˈnɪs mɪˈnɒrɪs/
Symbolismthe lesser Lion
Right ascension 9h 22.4m to  11h 06.5m
Declination22.84° to 41.43°[1]
QuadrantNQ2
Area232 sq. deg. (64th)
Main stars3
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
34
Stars with planets3
Stars brighter than 3.00m0
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)0
Brightest star46 LMi (Praecipua) (3.83m)
Messier objects0
Meteor showersLeonis Minorids
Bordering
constellations
Ursa Major
Lynx
Cancer (corner)
Leo
Visible at latitudes between +90° and −45°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of April.

ReferencesEdit

  1. IAU, The Constellations, Leo Minor.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Leo Minor at Wikimedia Commons