Canes Venatici

astronomy
astronomy
Encyclhttp://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/352906/Lynxopedia (Ages 11 and up) Lynx - Student in astronomy, a large but obscure constellation in the mid-northern celestial latitudes between Ursa Major (the Big Bear), Auriga (the Charioteer), and Gemini (the Twins). It was first delineated in about 1687 by the Polish astronomer Johannes Hevelius, probably to account for stars left over from neighboring constellations, which he was mapping at the same time. The other constellations delineated