Canes Venatici Constellation1

The Complete Guide to Canes Venatici Constellation
Definition of Canes Venatici Constellation Latin NameCanes VenaticiAbbreviationCVnAdjoining ConstellationsBootes, Ursa Major, Leo, Coma BerenicesRank38Area465deg2Width30°Depth20°Fully visible region90°N~37°SOther informationoriginally part of Ursa Major Canes Venatici is a small constellation in the northern sky. It was created by Polish astronomer Johannes Hevelius to represent Chara and Asterion (the two dogs led by Bootes) in the 17th century. It is one of the three constellations representing the dog, along with Canis Major and Canis Minor. Hevelius The range occupied by CVn: right ascension 12h4min ~ 14h5min; declination +28°~ +53°; an area of 467 square degrees. There are 42 stars brighter than magnitude 6 in CVn, but most of them are dark. The Way to Find Canes Venatici α CVn...