Boötes Constellation1

The Complete Guide To Boötes Constellation
Definition Latin NameBoötesAbbreviationBooArea907km2Rank13Number of Bright Stars3Brightest Starα BooMeteor ShowerJanuary Bootids / June Bootids / QuadrantidsAdjoining ConstellationsVirgo, Ursa Major, Canes Venatici .etc.Optimal Observational DurationMay~JuneOptimal Observational Dimension+90°~-50°Fully visible region90°N~35°S Boötes is one of the 88 constellations in the sky, located north-east of Virgo, about 30 degrees wide and 50 degrees high. It is one of 88 modern constellations, and one of 48 constellations described by Ptolemy (the astronomer in second century).  Boötes contains the fourth brightest star in the night sky: the orange giant Arcturus. Boötes is also home to many other bright stars, including eight brighter than magnitude 4 and 21 brighter than magnitude 5, for a total of 29 stars easily visible to the naked...